Information Technology National Standards
I. Impact on Society
Achievement Standard: Assess the impact of information technology in a global society.
Achievement Standard: Describe current and emerging hardware; configure, install, and upgrade hardware; diagnose problems; and repair hardware.
III. Operating Systems and Utilities
Achievement Standard: Identify, evaluate, select, install, use, upgrade, customize, and diagnose and solve problems with various types of operating systems and utilities.
IV. Input Technologies
Achievement Standard: Use various input technologies to enter and manipulate information appropriately.
V. Productivity Software
Achievement Standard: Identify, evaluate, select, install, use, upgrade, and customize productivity software; diagnose and solve software problems.
VI. Interactive Media
Achievement Standard: Use multimedia software to create media rich projects.
VII. Web Development and Design
Achievement Standard: Design, develop, test, implement, update, and evaluate web solutions.
VIII. Information Retrieval and Synthesis
Achievement Standard: Gather, evaluate, use, cite, and disseminate information from technology sources.
IX. Database Management Systems
Achievement Standard: Use, plan, develop, and maintain database management systems.
X. Systems Analysis and Design
Achievement Standard: Analyze and design information systems using appropriate development tools.
XI. Programming and Application Development
Achievement Standard: Design, develop, test, and implement programs.
XII. Telecommunications and Networking Infrastructures
Achievement Standard: Develop the skills to design, deploy, and administer networks and telecommunications systems.
XIII. Information Technology Planning and Acquisition
Achievement Standard: Plan the selection and acquisition of information technologies.
XIV. Security, Privacy, and Risk Management
Achievement Standard: Design and implement security, privacy, and risk management policies and procedures for information technology.
XV. Ethical and Legal Issues
Achievement Standard: Describe, analyze, develop, and follow policies for managing ethical and legal issues in organizations and in a technology-based society
XVI. Technical Support and Training
Achievement Standard: Develop the technical and interpersonal skills and knowledge to train and support the user community.
XVII. Information Technology and Business Functions
Achievement Standard: Describe the information technology components of business functions and explain their interrelationships.
XVIII. Information Technology Careers
Achievement Standard: Explore positions and career paths in information technology.
National Standards for Business Education