CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Cybersecurity Fundamentals (6302/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:6302
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12
Prerequisites:None

Cybersecurity affects every individual, organization, and nation. This course focuses on the evolving and all-pervasive technological environment with an emphasis on securing personal, organizational, and national information. Students will be introduced to the principles of cybersecurity, explore emerging technologies, examine threats and protective measures, and investigate the diverse high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand career opportunities in the field of cybersecurity.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Government and Public Administration
    • National Security
    • Planning
    • Public Management and Administration
    • Regulation
    • Revenue and Taxation
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
    • Web and Digital Communications
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Law Enforcement Services
    • Legal Services
    • Security and Protective Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.