SHS Programming Strand


Dive into the world of technology. Discover its many coding languages. And develop your inner inventor and innovator.

Technology has opened up a world of new possibilities and now plays an indelible role in shaping the world. And by learning how to master it, you take the front seat in creating these changes.

With CIIT Senior High School TVET-ICT – Programming Strand, you become a more effective changemaker as you learn the most relevant programming languages, like C language, Java, and HTML. Not only that, but you also get to explore the various programming disciplines—from Game Design and Development to Application Development to Computer Programming to Web Design and Development. All of which help you become a strong and well-rounded programmer.

In addition to all these, you’ll be training under seasoned professionals, studying a specialized curriculum that has been verified by industry experts, and thriving in a community of innovators. Thus, you’ll become well-equipped to lead the industry once you graduate.


2 academic years
2 terms per year
2 quarters per term


7-10 subjects per quarter


160 hours


Specialized Subjects

Grade 11

  • 1

    Introduction to Computing

  • 2

    Computer Programming 1 and 2

  • 3

    Web Design and Scripting

  • 4

    Application Development and Emerging Technologies

Grade 12

  • 1

    Information Management

  • 2

    Web Programming

  • 3

    Introduction to Game Design

  • 4

    Architecture and Organization

  • 5

    Work Immersion

In this course, you have the power to choose your own college path.

Why Choose CIIT?

Take pride in being part of a close-knit Art and Tech community that offers a safe space for creators and innovators from diverse backgrounds. Collaborate with people from various disciplines, share your skills with peers, express your unique self, and pursue what interests you.
As a CIIT SHS student, you have access to a range of companies that are major players in their specialized fields. Our work immersion program provides you practical experiences while also building your resume.
Hone your skills with relevant industry-standard, cloud-based tools such as Adobe, Toon Boom, 3DS Max, Flash, Python, Java, and Unity, whether you are in school or elsewhere.
CIIT’s skills-based curriculum has subjects anchored on Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBAT) validated by our company partners. Develop real world skills that prepare you for the modern workspace.
Subjects are tailored to be strand-specific. Lessons are contextualized to give you perspective on how your specialization and general academic subjects equip you for your future career.
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Your Future

While instruction in the DepEd mandated academic subjects will be contextualized as specifically as possible for this strand, students will also be able to acquire the following specialized skills at the end of each year level:


Basic concepts of computing will be introduced in your first year. You will also learn to debug, test and create industry-standard mobile apps for android. Skill in producing and managing websites using professional software will be acquired. Most importantly, you will attain a basic competence in computer programming with technical skills in:

  • Productivity apps (Microsoft Office)
  • C# for programming
  • Java for app creation
  • Object-Oriented programming
  • Android Java programming language
  • HTML



In your second and final year of senior high, you will acquire knowledge in the design and development of internet systems, website applications, database applications and games. You will also understand how to use available technologies to tailor a system to customer needs and how to manage databases for businesses. Proficiency in the following technical skills will be gained including:

  • Web programming
  • Web designing using CSS, Bootstrap and JQuery
  • Android application development
  • Game Programming

Experience an industry approved curriculum of specialized subjects that can be credited towards your college degree if you choose to continue at CIIT, and ensures your education gives you the right tools to navigate the modern workplace as you focus on the program of your choice in college such as the following.

  • Computer Science
  • Software/ Game Development
  • Information/ Software Technology
  • Computer/ Software Engineering
  • Mathematics

Gain early experience in real-world programming and become a creator in your own right!  Access a world of possibilities from developing a software that businesses depend on or working towards starting your own studio. We can all agree that technology has cemented its place in our present and future society. And learning to master it is being able to keep pace with its evolution. By building your proficiency in specializations such as website and application design, you’ll be able to effectively wield the ability to create the technology of tomorrow in the following jobs:

  • System Programmer
  • System Analyst
  • Software Application Developer/Engineer
  • Graphics Programmer
  • Web/ Game Designer
  • Senior interactive Software Developer

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