# CTE Resource Center - Verso - International Baccalaureate Information Technology in a Global Society Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

International Baccalaureate Information Technology in a Global Society (IB6613/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:IB6613
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12

Information Technology in a Global Society is a recognized International Baccalaureate course. This course is designed to promote an understanding and appreciation of the social significance of information technology and networking as students analyze and evaluate in a critical manner the impact and ethical considerations arising from the widespread use of information technology and networking. The course focuses on how information systems and networks are used to process and exchange information for control, analysis, and communications.

Note: Teachers who wish to use Microsoft IT Academy resources with this course may use the correlation provided in 6613, Advanced Computer Information Systems.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • Business Information Management
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology

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.