Computer Science

  • Imagine a world without computers. It seems impossible, right? That's why computer science matters! They are the driver behind nearly every technological advancement of the last few decades, from smartphones to solar panels. Computers are everywhere, and we are ready to prepare young men and women for a future in this field! Get a head start on your Computer Science career through our CS pathway. No matter your current experience, you will learn the skills to work with software, hardware, networking, and security. You will also learn the skills to earn various respected industry credentials and college credits while in school.

    2022-23 WHS Courses:

    • PLTW Computer Science Essentials
    • PLTW Cybersecurity
    • PLTW Computer Science Principles (CSP) 
    • PLTW Computer Science Advanced (CSA) 
    • PC Maintenance 
    • Video Game Design (VGD)

    Advanced Credit:

    • Students can earn three college credits yearly through the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
    • Potential to earn 12 college credits at the end of four years.
    • CompTIA IT Fundamentals, Pearson IT Specialist suite, and Unity Certified Associate suite credentials are available through this pathway. 

    Computer Sciences / Information Technology Student Organization - SkillsUSA

    • All students on this pathway have the opportunity to join SkillsUSA.  Student organizations help students provide training and realistic learning experiences to prepare students for career employment, develop leadership skills, and more.  If you are interested, ask Mr. Robert Ferguson, Mr. Sergio Figueroa, or Ms. Tasha Wheatley, how you can be involved.
    • Learn more at the SkillsUSA Colorado website.



    There are multiple ways you and your organization can ensure the success of our CTE programs and students will continue. Contact Lottie Wilson via email lwilson@westminsterpublicschools.org to learn more or click Ed Foundation Donation Link to donate to support CTE through our WPS Education Foundation.  You can specify the program and/or activity you wish to support under the "Special Instructions or Comments for Non-Profit" box.  

2020-21 Computer Science Flyer

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