COURSE CODE: 6640

Programming

SCED Code: 10152
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FBLA
Non-Traditional?: F

Students in the Programming course explore programming concepts, use algorithmic procedures, implement programming procedures with one or more standard languages, and master programming fundamentals. Coding is used throughout the course. Graphical user interfaces may be used as students design and develop interactive multimedia applications, including game programs. In addition, students employ hypertext markup language (HTML) or JavaScript to create web pages. Students develop their employability skills through a variety of activities. 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

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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.

Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Telecommunications
  • Computer Programmer

Pathway Occupation
Network Systems
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Database Analyst
  • Network Architect
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
Programming and Software Development
  • Applications Integrator
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Game Designer, Programmer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Network Systems and Data Communication Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Software Applications Engineer
  • Software Test Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
Web and Digital Communications
  • Applications Integrator
  • Game Designer, Programmer
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator
  • Project Manager
  • 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
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Specialist
Science and Mathematics
  • Bioinformatics Technician
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Technical Writer

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