# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Word Processing Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Word Processing (6625/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6625
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12
Prerequisites:None

Students develop intermediate to advanced level word processing skills using a variety of software functions, including graphics, desktop publishing, and telecommunications. Students gain competence integrating other applications such as database and spreadsheet into word processing activities. Classroom experiences also provide for skill development in communication.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

This course will be eliminated effective with the 2019-2020 school year. The essential competencies are included in Digital Applications (6611/6617).

Note: Word Processing may be offered as a complement to an existing concentration sequence in any Career Cluster. In some instances, where noted, it may be combined with specific courses to create concentration sequences.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Journalism and Broadcasting
    • Printing Technology
  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • General Management
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

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.