Career Programs of Study and Elective Classes at Damascus High School

Academy of Information Technology

This is a link to a short video that explains the DHS Academy of Information Technology and the courses

This is a link to a short video published by MCPS that highlights some of the Career Programs offered at Damascus High School

Course Offerings in Cisco Networking and Cybersecurity

Course Title

Course Code

Information Technology Essentials ITC2077*
Linux Essentials ITC2079*
CCNA I - Introduction to Networks ITC2078*
CCNA II - Routing and Switching Essentials
CyberOps Associate (Cisco Cybersecurity) ITC2076*
Foundations of Computer Science ITC2013
Computer Programming 1 ITC2024
AP Computer Science Java ITC2007
AP Computer Science Principles TEC2005
Internship in Information Technology ITC2008
* Course Code is for a Completer Program  


Automotive Technology

Courses Offered

Course Title Course Code
Automotive Technology 1 (double period) TRN2006
Automotive Technology 2 (double period) TRN2004
Automotive Technology 3 (double period) TRN2005


Child Development Program

Courses Offered

Course Title Course Code
Child Development EDU2004
Advanced Child Development 2 EDU2011
Guided Research-Education, Training and Child Studies EDU2027
Advanced Child Development Internship EDU2013


The Horticulture program offers the Certified Professional Horticulturist. 

This PDF describes the Landscape Architect career.

Course Offerings in Horticulture 

Course Title Course Code
Plant Production/Floral Design AGB2002
Foundations of Horticulture AGB2007
Landscape Design and Management AGB2008
Internship, Horticulture AGB2010