# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Modeling and Simulation Technology Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Modeling and Simulation Technology (8460/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8460
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:None

Students will explore the use of modeling, simulation, and game development software to solve real-world problems in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The activities will include evaluating and testing engineering designs, modeling geospatial data, observing and analyzing physics simulations, programming games for educational purposes, and creating visualization systems with 3D models. Students will develop an understanding of the systems, processes, tools, and implications of the field of modeling and simulation technology.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Education and Training
    • Teaching and Training
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development
    • Web and Digital Communications
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

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.