# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Information Systems Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Computer Information Systems (6614/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6614
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

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

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
  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • Business Information Management
    • General Management
    • Operations Management
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
  • Marketing
    • Marketing Management
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management
    • Sales and Service

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


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.