Computer Technology

Where Bytes Become Brillance as You Transform Coding Dreams Into a Reality

Two career and technical education students view a computer screen together while one of them uses the computer keyboard and mouse.
Level up your computer skills from gaming to hardware and more. Open the portal to the exciting world of CompTIA A+ certification, Cisco Networking Academy, tech support and video game design. Boot up your understanding of personal computers and conquer the realms of building and maintaining PCs with skill. Emerge as a tech-savvy professional, equipped to face any digital challenge.

What You Can Learn

Units of Study

  • Gaming: Mapping Coordinates, Physics, Beta Builds, Ratings, Proof of Concept Testing, Isometric Geometry and Trigonometry, Scrolling and Camera View, Programming: The Game Maker Language
  • Elements and Principles of Art
  • Edutyping
  • Intro to the Personal Computer
  • Lab Procedures and Tool Use
  • Computer Assembly
  • Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Windows Installation, Configuration and Management
  • Network Concepts and Applied Networking
  • Laptops, Mobile Devices, and Mobile Operating Systems
  • Printers
  • Security
  • The IT Professional
  • Advanced Troubleshooting

What You Can Earn

Available High School Academic Credits
At district request, students may earn:
  • English
  • Math
Licensing / Industry-Based Certifications
  • Prepare for CompTIA A+ Certification
  • National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC) with four levels of certification (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze) based on three parts:
    • Applied Math – Aligned to HS Math Standards
    • Workplace Documents
    • Graphic Literacy – Aligned to HS Math Standards
Work-Based Learning
Organizations that support this program:
  • Eastman Kodak
  • Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES
  • SunnKing
  • OS-Cubed, Inc.

Where You Can Go

Career Opportunities
Minimal Requirement Beyond CTE
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Computer Repair Technician
Additional Education and/or Experience
  • Systems Engineer
  • Applications Developer
  • Games Designer
Postsecondary Pathways
Dual Enrollment
• Genesee Community College
     – Computer Repair (CSN150)

Articulation Agreements
• Genesee Community College
• SUNY Canton
• SUNY Morrisville


Walt Burrows

Beginning his career as an electrician, Walt Burrows worked in various capacities from electrician's helper to project manager. Later he started his own electrical business, while attending college to earn a bachelor's degree in computer science and a master's degree in special education. He initially came to WEMOCO as a long-term sub in the electronics program before becoming the computer technology teacher.

Intro Video
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Getting Started

Meet with your school counselor to discuss how Career & Technical Education at WEMOCO can benefit your career development. Your counselor can help you begin the enrollment process.