CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction to Technology (8480/6 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8480
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:6 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:6–8
Prerequisites:None
Students study technological resources through problem-solving processes and various hands-on activities. They relate the impact of technology on society, environment, and culture to future consequences and decisions.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Architecture and Construction
    • Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Audio and Video Technology and Film
    • Journalism and Broadcasting
    • Printing Technology
    • Visual Arts
  • Government and Public Administration
    • Planning
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Note: Certifications do not apply to middle school courses.

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.

Note: Completer sequences do not apply to middle school courses.