# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Computer Information Systems (6614/18 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Computer Information Systems (6614/18 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 9–12 (18 weeks)

Students apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations through word processing, spreadsheets, databases, multimedia presentations, and integrated software activities. Students work individually and in groups to explore computer concepts, operating systems, networks, telecommunications, emerging technologies, and career opportunities related to the information technology field.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

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:

  • Cloud Essentials Certification Examination

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