COURSE CODE: 6651

Computer Network Software Operations, Advanced

SCED Code: 10109
Virginia Extended Description: II
Suggested Grade Level: 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FBLA
Non-Traditional?: F

Computer Network Software Operations, Advanced covers advanced aspects of network administration, focusing on the management and support of network users and systems. Topics include understanding the responsibilities of computer professionals, training end users, evaluating new technology, developing system policies, troubleshooting workstations, managing network services and protocols, and effectively using email and business communications. Students learn communication protocols, troubleshooting techniques for systems and client-server networks, website management, and other advanced networking topics. Students also practice techniques used to install operating systems, set up and manage accounts, load software, and create and implement security plans. 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.

Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Information Support and Services
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Engineer, Architect
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
Network Systems
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer and Information Systems Administrator
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Telecommunications Specialist
Programming and Software Development
  • Game Designer, Programmer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Software Applications Engineer
  • Web Developer

Pathway Occupation
Engineering and Technology
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Production, Planning, Expediting Clerk
  • Project Manager
  • Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Stock Clerk
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Transportation Manager

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