# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Network Software Operations, Advanced Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Computer Network Software Operations, Advanced (6651/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6651
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:Computer Network Software Operations (6650/36 weeks)

Computer Network Software Operations, Advanced continues to teach aspects of network administration, focusing on the management and support of network users and systems. The topics covered include understanding the responsibilities of computer professionals, training end users, evaluating new technology, developing system policies, troubleshooting workstations, managing network services and protocols, and effectively using email and business communications. Students learn communication protocols, troubleshooting techniques for systems and client-server networks, website management, and other advanced networking topics. Techniques that are used to install operating systems, set up and manage accounts, load software, and create and implement security plans are taught. This course may provide instruction about software-based network operating systems, such as Windows Server or Linux. Instruction will emphasize preparation for industry certification.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

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.