# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Cybersecurity in Food and Agriculture, Advanced (8075/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Cybersecurity in Food and Agriculture, Advanced (8075/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8075
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Cybersecurity in Food and Agriculture (8074/36 weeks)

This advanced course continues to focus on threats and security practices in the food and agriculture industries. The course will specifically address cryptology, threats associated with precision agriculture (PA), and vulnerabilities in livestock, flock, and crop production. The students will research future trends in cybersecurity and the use of artificial intelligence (AI), along with cybersecurity concerns related to agricultural marketing, distribution, business management, and financing. Additionally, students will explore careers related to cybersecurity in various agriculture, food, and natural resource industries.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    • Agribusiness Systems
    • Environmental Service Systems
    • Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • Business Information Management
    • General Management
  • Education and Training
    • Administration and Administrative Support
    • Teaching and Training
  • Government and Public Administration
    • National Security
    • Regulation
  • Health Science
    • Health Informatics
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
    • Web and Digital Communications
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Legal Services
  • Manufacturing
    • Manufacturing Production Process Development
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.