COURSE CODE: 6617

Digital Applications

SCED Code: 10004
Virginia Extended Description: 18
Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10
Duration: 18 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FBLA

This course is designed for secondary school students to develop real-life, outcome-driven approach skills for digital citizenship, basic computer operations, keyboarding, application software (word processing, spreadsheets, multimedia applications, databases), and career exploration. This course promotes skills that can be applied across the curriculum and offers preparation relevant to 21st century skills and postsecondary education. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible for a rigorous and relevant industry certification examination. 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.

Note: This course may be offered to middle school students for high school credit if approved by the local school division. The industry certification does not apply to middle school.

Recommended prerequisite: Keyboarding course or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

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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
Information Support and Services
  • Account Executive
  • Applications Integrator
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Internet Entrepreneur

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