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Summer Courses 2015 

Course Cost: $1,600 (Click Here to See Our Early Bird Discounts!)

Session 1: June 15, 2015 - June 25, 2015
Session 2: July 13, 2015 - July 23, 2015

Monday-Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

What is the La Salle IT Academy?

At La Salle College High School it is sometimes very difficult to take all of the classes that one would like to take. Our world-class Microsoft IT Academy curriculum will help you obtain the hands-on skills and experience that you need to succeed in technology careers - now available in the summer! These classes are now available to area schools from grades 6 - 12. In fact, many certification holders in the past have been from local grade schools exploring a future in technology.

The program offers classroom and online learning, Hands-On Labs, and access to hundreds of courses, books, cutting-edge resources, and collaboration tools. Most important, you can earn valuable Microsoft Certifications, which can increase your chances of getting a good job in today’s tough economy. There is a global need for people highly skilled in Microsoft technologies, and Microsoft Certifications are the credentials you need to impress employers and colleges.

Program Vision

La Salle College High School has been a Microsoft IT Academy at the highest level (Level One) for over twelve years. This program has benefitted countless numbers of La Salle students who have continued to become Microsoft Certified to the highest levels. They have moved on to become extremely successful and experts in their respective fields after completing undergraduate studies. The vision of the Summer Program is to extend that success outside of the La Salle College High School Community.

Course Location

The courses will be offered in the Computer Center at La Salle College High School.


Courses Offered

Session 1

 

Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

Server fundamentals such as managing Windows Servers (including virtualization) and storage, along with monitoring and troubleshooting servers are included. It also covers such topics as essential naming, directory, and print services. Students also also learn of popular Windows Network Services and Applications.

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

Network Infrastructure Fundamentals

This course covers the fundementals of local area networking, defining networks with the OSI Model and understanding wired and wireless networks. In addition it includes understanding Internet Protocol, implementing TCP/IP and working with networking services.

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-366: Networking Fundamentals

 

Windows Devices and Mobility Fundamentals 

The global enterprise mobility market will rake in $140 billion a year by 2020. IT Professionals planning for this growth will be in high demand. This course gives a student the basic understanding of device configurations, data access and management, security, cloud services, and enterprise mobility.

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-368: Devices and Mobility Fundamentals

 

Software Development Fundamentals

As the need for Software Development increases in the twenty-first century, so too will the need for Developers. The Software Development Fundamentals course is designed to give students a core knowlege of programming skills and the fundamentals of creating programs in the Windows environment. 

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals

Session 2

 

The Windows Operating System on an enterprise network can be quite different from a home machine. This course will begin by understanding operating system configurations and installing and upgrading client systems. It will continue with managing applications and files and folders

The course will complete with an overview of managing devices understanding operating system maintenance.

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-349: Windows Operating Systems Fundamentals

 

Security Fundamentals

This course will develop an Understanding of Security Layers (including wireless, physical, and internet security), Operating System Security, Network Security, as well as Security Software. There will also be strong coverage of security auditing and security polices.

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-367: Security Fundamentals

Cloud Fundamentals

Quite possibly the most cutting edge course offered, you may have heard of the cloud, but can you administer it? The cloud refers to software and services that run on the Internet instead of your computer. Apple iCloud, Dropbox, Netflix, Amazon Cloud Drive, Flickr, Google Drive, Microsoft Office 365, Yahoo Mail -- those are all cloud services. Students will develop an understanding of the cloud, how to enable Microsoft Cloud Services, Office 365 and Microsoft Intune (mobile device management) administration, and the support of cloud users in an enterprise environment. This is the future of information technology!

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-369: Cloud Fundamentals

Gaming Development Fundamentals*

The past half a century, computer gaming developed from a non-existent industry, into a multibillion-dollar empire. This course gives a student the basic understanding of Game Design, Hardware, Graphics, and Animation.

*Students will have greater success in Gaming Development Fundamentals if they have taken Software Development Fundamentals previously. 

At the conclusion of this course students will take Microsoft Exam 98-374: Gaming Development Fundamentals

 

Questions?

Contact Mr. Peter Sigmund by phone at 215-204-4881 or email by clicking here

 

News Headlines

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Adobe & Microsoft Certification Tests are offered on campus through our partnership with Certiport.
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The Worldwide Microsoft EduCast highlighting La Salle will take place Tuesday, February 10th at 7:00 PM.
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The workshop featured a spotlight on how La Salle's Technology Team produces content for the La Salle Web Site.
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Colin Friday '15 and John "Carter" Fillman '15 will represent WEXP TV at the program held at KYW 1060 AM studios in Downtown Philadelphia.
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WEXP produces a 10 minute show every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during homeroom featuring the latest news, video highlights and interviews from around La Salle.


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