# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Network Software Operations Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Computer Network Software Operations (6650/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6650
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

Computer Network Software Operations is designed to teach many aspects of computer support and network administration. Students learn networking concepts, from usage to components, and create peer-to-peer network systems and client server networks. Students install and configure network cards and connect them to networks. Students learn how to install the operating systems, set up and manage accounts, load software, and establish and implement security plans. This course may cover software-based network operating systems, such as Windows Server or Linux.

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)

  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

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.