Department of Defense Education Activity

Information Technology

Educational programs in the Information Technology Career Cluster are of interest to individuals who want to use their skills and abilities to engage with hardware, software, network systems, or multimedia to create, design, and produce interactive products; design, develop, implement, and repair computer systems and software; and work with coding languages.

The DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for Career and Technical Education are adopted from the Common Career Technical Core. These standards are referenced as CCRS-CTE.

Standards for Information Technology Career Cluster (IT)


Digital Design & Communication Pathway

In the Digital Design & Communication Pathway, students learn to create, design, and produce a vast array of interactive multimedia products and services to be used in business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing. By successfully completing this pathway, students may be eligible to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Visual Design Using Photoshop certification exam.

To ensure pathway completion, it is recommended that students take courses in the following sequence: CTI405S,CTI307S,CTV301,CTI407S,CTI308S

Course Name Course Number Course Grade Length
Digital Imaging S CTI307S 9,10,11,12 18
Digital Publishing S CTI308S 10,11,12 18
Digital Media S CTI405S 9,10,11,12 18
Web Design S CTI407S 10,11,12 18
Video Communications I CTV301 9,10,11,12 36