# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Programming Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Programming (6640/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6640
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Students in the Programming course explore programming concepts, use algorithmic procedures, implement programming procedures with one or more standard languages, and master programming fundamentals. Coding is used throughout the course. Graphical user interfaces may be used as students design and develop interactive multimedia applications, including game programs. In addition, students employ hypertext markup language (HTML) or JavaScript to create web pages. Students develop their employability skills through a variety of activities.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills and Information Technology Fundamentals 6670


Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Telecommunications
  • Information Technology
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
    • Web and Digital Communications
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

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.