Cybersecurity in Family and Consumer Sciences

SCED Code: 19299
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
Non-Traditional?: F

Students will examine how cybersecurity affects family and work life. The course focuses on emerging technologies in the work and home environments and the management of cybersecurity threats, protective measures, and investigations in family and consumer sciences. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Visual Arts
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Interior Designer
  • Textile Designer

Pathway Occupation
Administration and Administrative Support
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • School Principal
  • School Superintendent
  • Training and Development Manager
Professional Support Services
  • Audiologist
  • Instructional Developer
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
Teaching and Training
  • Child Care Assistant/Worker
  • Coach, Secondary Level
  • Cyber Instructional Curriculum Developer
  • Cyber Instructor
  • Director, Early Childhood Education Center
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Owner, Early Childhood Center
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Training Consultant/Training Specialist

Pathway Occupation
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk
  • Building Custodian
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  • Chief Engineer
  • Concierge
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Front Desk Clerk
  • Front Office Manager
  • Lodging Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Marketing Manager
  • Reservationist
Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
  • Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • Camp Counselor
  • Caterer
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Recreation Worker
  • Retail Manager
  • Sports Promoter
Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
  • Caterer
  • Cook
  • Destination Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Executive Chef
  • Facilities Manager
  • Food Service Manager
  • Franchisee
  • Host, Hostess
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
Travel and Tourism
  • Director of Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Director of Tourism Development
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Tour, Travel Guide
  • Travel Agent

Pathway Occupation
Consumer Services
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Debt Counselor
Counseling and Mental Health Services
  • Career Coach/Counselor
  • Dietitian, Nutritionist
  • Educational/School Counselor
  • Health Educator
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Nutritional Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
Early Childhood Development and Services
  • Child Care Assistant/Worker
  • Director of Early Childhood Education Center
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Nanny
  • Parent and Family Educator
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
Family and Community Services
  • Adult Day Care Coordinator
  • Educational/School Counselor
  • Grief Counselor
  • Medical, Public Health Social Worker
  • Personal and Home Care Aide
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Volunteer Coordinator
Personal Care Services
  • Barber
  • Cosmetologist
  • Embalmer
  • Funeral Attendant
  • Funeral Director
  • Funeral Service Managers
  • Mortician
  • Nail Technician
  • Personal Trainer
  • Personal and Home Care Aide

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