# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Communication Systems (8415/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Communication Systems (8415/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8415
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Communication Systems provides experiences in the fields of imaging technology, graphic productions, video and media, technical design, and various modes of communicating information through the use of data. Students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills using the universal systems model. Students also learn about the impact of communication on society and potential career fields relating to communications.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Audio and Video Technology and Film
    • Journalism and Broadcasting
    • Performing Arts
    • Printing Technology
    • Telecommunications
    • Visual Arts
  • Information Technology
    • Network Systems
    • Web and Digital Communications
  • Marketing
    • Marketing Communications
    • Marketing Management
    • Marketing Research
    • Professional Sales

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.