# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Computer Information Systems, Advanced (6613/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Computer Information Systems, Advanced (6613/36 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 10–12 (36 weeks)

Students apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations through advanced integrated software applications, including printed, electronic, and web publications. Students work individually and in groups to explore advanced computer maintenance activities, website development, programming, networking, emerging technology, and employability skills.

Students enhance computer information technology skills through the use of advanced integrated applications to create documents, publications, and websites including complex graphs, customized reports, and multimedia presentations. In addition to implementing programming and executing network activities, students also will practice the maintenance, management, and troubleshooting of systems; legal and ethical issues are explored; preparation is given for industry certifications; and employability skills are developed.

Industry Certifications

This course may assist the student in preparing for the following certification examinations, national assessments, or licensure examinations approved by the Virginia Board of Education:

  • Administrative Assisting Assessment
  • Administrative Services Assessment
  • Cloud Essentials Certification Examination
  • College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP): Information Systems and Computer Applications
  • General Management Assessment
  • Human Resources Management Assessment
  • IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Examination
  • Interactive Media Assessment
  • Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Examination
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals Examination
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals Examination
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Examinations
  • National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
  • Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination

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