# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Information Systems, Advanced Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Computer Information Systems, Advanced (6613/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6613
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Computer Information Systems (6612/36 weeks)

Students apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations through advanced integrated software applications, including printed, electronic, and web publications. Students work individually and in groups to explore advanced computer maintenance activities, website development, programming, networking, emerging technology, and employability skills.

Students enhance computer information technology skills through the use of advanced integrated applications to create documents, publications, and websites including complex graphs, customized reports, and multimedia presentations. In addition to implementing programming and executing network activities, students also will practice the maintenance, management, and troubleshooting of systems; legal and ethical issues are explored; preparation is given for industry certifications; and employability skills are developed.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Audio and Video Technology and Film
    • Journalism and Broadcasting
    • Performing Arts
    • Printing Technology
    • Telecommunications
  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • Business Information Management
    • General Management
    • Operations Management
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
  • Marketing
    • Marketing Management
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management
    • Sales and Service

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


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.