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)


Programming Pathway

In the Programming Pathway, students gain advanced knowledge of computer operating systems, programming languages, and software development necessary to design, develop, implement, and maintain computer systems and software.

To ensure pathway completion, it is recommended that students take courses in the following sequence: CTP331,CTP332,PTP305,PTP306,CTP612(Option 1),PTP611(Option 2)

Course Name Course Number Course Grade Length
Coding I CTP331 9,10,11,12 18
Coding II CTP332 9,10,11,12 18
AP Computer Science Principles+ CTP612 9,10,11,12 36
Java Programming I PTP305 10,11,12 18
Java Programming II PTP306 10,11,12 18
AP Computer Sci A+ PTP611 9,10,11,12 36