COURSE CODE: 6650

Computer Network Software Operations

SCED Code: 10109
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FBLA
Non-Traditional?: F

Computer Network Software covers computer support and network administration topics. Students learn networking concepts, from usage to components, and create peer-to-peer network systems and client server networks. Students install, configure, and connect network cards. Students learn how to install operating systems, set up and manage accounts, load software, and establish 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.

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

Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Information Support and Services
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Internet Entrepreneur
  • Maintenance Technician
Network Systems
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer and Information Systems Administrator
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Telecommunications Specialist
Programming and Software Development
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Software Applications Engineer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Systems Analyst

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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