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Business and Information Technology Education
BT00110
Career Major Capstone
120.00
Internships, project-based instruction and additional industry certifications will be utilized in this course to reinforce skills obtained within any Business, Marketing, and Information Technology Career Major. Students will make final preparations for industry certifications as they master outlined competencies. Students will select from various project options to finalize portfolios that highlight skills and certifications. Students may also undertake special projects, cross-train, or participate in workplace learning opportunities to enhance skills in accordance with industry demands.
Tonja Bell, (405) 743-5426, tonja.bell@careertech.ok.gov
Karen Sneary, (405) 743-5473, karen.sneary@careertech.ok.gov
Dustin Devers, (405) 743-5117, dustin.devers@careertech.ok.gov
Jaclyn Arnold, (405) 743-5419, jaclyn.arnold@careertech.ok.gov
Completion of three courses within a Career Major.
-Demonstrate mastery in the field through the pursuit of advanced certifications.
-Complete advanced projects with limited supervision.
-Gather data to analyze customer requirements.
-Identify and analyze customer/organizational needs and requirements.
-Produce strategies and project plans to solve a specific problem.
-Conduct a needs analysis.
-Demonstrate the effective use of tools projects.
-Complete a comprehensive case study pertaining to a specific career major.
-Perform project management.
-Produce strategies and plan to solve a specific problem.
-Perform quality assurance tasks to produce quality products.
-Perform customer service functions.
-Demonstrate ability to communicate and resolve conflicts with a diverse workforce.
-Discuss the importance of cross-functional teams in achieving project goals.
-Demonstrate knowledge of leadership skills needed in the career major environment.
-Build interpersonal skills with individuals and other team members.
-Identify and demonstrate positive work behaviors and personal qualities.
-Identify and target career opportunities in one or more career pathways.
-Finalize personal career plan to meet career goals and objectives.
-Market skills and abilities and apply job readiness skills in conjunction with a portfolio.
-Successfully participate in a teamwork environment.
-Identify and apply customer service techniques necessary for a successful business.
-Develop prototype, flowchart, requirements document, and sample budget for implementation of a project.
-Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between lifelong learning and career development.
-Demonstrate knowledge of career development/progression patterns in industry.

Professional Development/Job Readiness Competencies:
-Formulate occupational objectives.
-Compose a letter of application.
-Complete a job application form.
-Create a resume.
-Review potential interview questions.
-Formulate responses to simulated situations.
-Participate in a job interview.
-Complete post-interview activities.
-Demonstrate knowledge of resignation, termination, and exit.
-Demonstrate knowledge of available employment services.
-Complete benefits form.

Print or Electronic Portfolio Development Competencies:
-Decide on portfolio goals.
-Describe the audience for the portfolio.
-Decide on contents of portfolio.
-Decide which software tools are most appropriate.
-Gather multimedia materials which represent learner's achievement.
-Convert multimedia materials to HTML or PDF.
-Discuss adding audio and video artifacts to the portfolio.
-Create an outline or storyboard with PowerPoint, Word, or Inspiration.
-Record reflection on work and achievement of goals.
-Discuss using other authoring tools.
-Insert video clips or record audio to accompany still images.
-Discuss publishing options, including CD-R, DVD, video and WWW server.
-Demo CD recording and have participants burn first draft prior to or during the final discussion, or upload files to web server.
No tests required for this course. It is used to demonstrate mastery in the field through the pursuit of advanced certifications, complete advanced projects with limited supervision, or used for an OJT (on the job training) component.
-Fulfillment of requirements for Career Major Pathway.
-Live work and/or internship in accordance with industry demands.
-Completion of portfolio.
-ACE the IT Job Interview! ISBN # 0-07-222581-5
-ACE the IT Resume! ISBN # 0-07-219403-0.
-Break into the Game Industry, ISBN # 0-07-222660-9.
-Career Ready 101/KeyTrain & WorkKeys Assessments.
-Designing a Digital Portfolio, ISBN # 0-7357-1394-4.
-E-lance.com.
-e-Moonlighter.com.
-Getting a Job Process Kit, Cengage Learning.
-Getting and Using your Resume, cover Letter, Portfolio, and JIST Card, Paradigm.
-Guru.com.
-Getting the Job You Really Want Video Series, Paradigm.
-LiveBinders: Portfolio, http://www.livebinders.com/shelf/search?search=&terms=Portfolio&type=3.
-Kick It In: Developing the Self-Motivation to Take the Lead, Fran Kick.
-Medical Office Practice 8th Edition, ISBN 9781435481435, Cengage Learning.
-Resumes, Cover Letters, Networking, and Interviewing, Cengage Learning.
-PDF Portfolios, Adobe, http://help.adobe.com/en_US/acrobat/X/pro/using/WS8AC2CE72-864F-4d65-815A-4AFCAB0B46FA.html.
-Portfolio Construction, Management, and Protection, Cengage Learning.
-The Breakthrough Portfolio, Cengage Learning.
-The Five Minute Freelance, http://www.free-ebooks.net/ebook/The-Five-Minute-Freelance.
-The Job Hunting Handbook, Dahlstrom & Company.
-YouTube: Portfolios, http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=portfolios.
-Your Attitude Counts, Paradigm.

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Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
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Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Animator
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Information Technology Network Systems Assistant Network Technician
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Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Bilingual Customer Service Representative
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Information Technology Programming and Software Development C# Programmer
Information Technology Network Systems Cisco Network Technician
Information Technology Network Systems Cisco Networking Technician
Information Technology Programming and Software Development Computer Programmer
Information Technology Programming and Software Development Computer Programmer (Multiple Languages)
Information Technology Network Systems Computer Security Specialist
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Court Reporter
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Customer Service
Marketing, Sales & Service Professional Sales Customer Service and Sales Associate
Information Technology Network Systems Cyber Security Compliance Specialist
Information Technology Network Systems Cyber Security Forensics Specialist
Information Technology Network Systems Cyber Security Professional (Networking Emphasis)
Information Technology Network Systems Cyber Security Specialist (Networking Emphasis)
Information Technology Information Support and Services Database Administrator
Information Technology Information Support and Services Database Associate
Information Technology Information Support and Services Database Developer
Information Technology Information Support and Services Database Junior Developer
Information Technology Programming and Software Development Database Programmer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer
Information Technology Information Support and Services Desktop Support Technician
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Digital Video Producer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Digital Video Production Assistant
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Digital Video Technician
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Communications E-Marketing Specialist
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Electronic Health Record Specialist (EHR Specialist)
Information Technology Programming and Software Development Enterprise Developer
Information Technology Network Systems Enterprise Network Associate
Information Technology Network Systems Enterprise Network Associate (Security Emphasis)
Information Technology Network Systems Enterprise Network Professional
Information Technology Network Systems Enterprise Network Technician
Business Management & Administration General Management Entrepreneur
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Executive Administrative Assistant
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Executive Administrative Assistant I
Finance Business Finance Financial Assistant
Finance Accounting Financial Clerk
Finance Banking Services Financial Customer Service
Finance Banking Services Financial Services Officer
Finance Banking Services Financial Services Representative
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Flash Developer
Finance Accounting Full Charge Bookkeeper
Finance Accounting Full Charge Bookkeeping
Information Technology Programming and Software Development Game Programmer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Graphic Design Specialist
Hospitality & Tourism Lodging Guest Services Representative
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Healthcare IT Technician
Information Technology Network Systems Home Technology Integrator
Hospitality & Tourism Lodging Hospitality and Tourism Manager
Business Management & Administration Human Resources Management Human Resources Assistant
Information Technology Network Systems Information Storage and Management Technician
Finance Insurance Insurance Customer Service Representative-Life and Health
Finance Insurance Insurance Customer Service Representative-Property & Casualty
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Interactive Media Specialist
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship International Business Entrepreneur
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Information Technology Network Systems LAN/WAN Specialist
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Legal Assistant Professional-LAP
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Legal Office Assistant
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Legal Receptionist
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Communications Marketing Assistant
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Communications Marketing Communications Associate
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Medical Coding
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Medical Health Records Clerk
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Medical Insurance Coder
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Medical Office Assistant
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Medical Transcriptionist
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Microsoft Office Specialist
Information Technology Network Systems Microsoft Windows Server Administrator
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Motion Graphics Artist
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Motion Graphics Designer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Multimedia Assistant
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Multimedia Design
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Multimedia Specialist
Information Technology Information Support and Services Network PC Support Specialist
Information Technology Information Support and Services Network PC Support Technician
Information Technology Network Systems Network Security Compliance Technician
Information Technology Network Systems Network Security Professional (Networking Emphasis)
Information Technology Network Systems Network Security Professional (Systems Emphasis)
Information Technology Network Systems Network Security Technician
Information Technology Network Systems Network Server Administrator
Information Technology Network Systems Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst
Information Technology Network Systems Network Systems Engineer
Information Technology Network Systems Network Systems Specialist
Information Technology Network Systems Network Systems Technician
Information Technology Network Systems Network Systems Technician (Security Emphasis)
Information Technology Network Systems Network Technician Assistant
Information Technology Network Systems Network Technician Associate
Information Technology Network Systems Network Technician Associate (Server Emphasis)
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Office Information Specialist
Information Technology Information Support and Services Oracle Database Administrator
Information Technology Information Support and Services Oracle Database Developer
Finance Accounting Payroll Accounting Clerk
Information Technology Information Support and Services PC Support and Transaction Technologies
Information Technology Information Support and Services PC Support Technician
Marketing, Sales & Service Professional Sales Professional Sales Representative
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Project Administrative Assistant
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Project Coordinator
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Project Manager
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Communications Public Relations Manager
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship Retail Management
Business Management & Administration Administrative Support Scopist
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship Small Business Entrepreneur
Marketing, Sales & Service Marketing Management and Entrepreneurship Small Business Owner
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Special Effects Technician
Information Technology Programming and Software Development Systems Analyst
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Video Editor
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Video Game Designer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Video Producer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Video Production Assistant
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Web Application Developer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Web Designer
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Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Web Developer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Web Game Developer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Web Producer
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Web Specialist
Information Technology Web and Digital Communications Webmaster
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