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Cybersecurity

Purpose: The Cybersecurity program provides students with knowledge and training so they can implement defense, recognize unauthorized access and take action to minimize threats to their network and computing environment. Our program is designed to provide students with technical and problem solving expertise needed to actively protect assets connected to a network. Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College.

Program Requirements: The course work of the Career Studies Certificate (CSC) in Cybersecurity is designed to be completed within two terms to provide expertise in security. The curriculum will prepare students for employment as network security specialists, internet security specialists, or similar security related employment fields.

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
ITE 105Careers and Cyber Ethics202
BUS 106Security Awareness for Managers303
ITN 106Microcomputer Operating Systems303
ITN 107Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting303
ITN 101Introduction to Network Concepts303
14014
Second Semester
ITN 111
OR
ITN 170
Server Administration

Linux System Administration
303
ITN 260Network Security Basics303
ITN 261Network Attacks, Computer Crime and Hacking303
ITN 262Network Communication, Security and Authentication303
ITN 266Network Security Layers303
TOTAL15015

Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Cybersecurity ... 29

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Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-732-15
Program Length: 1 year – 2 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 29
Distance Learning Option Available
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Program Advisor
Crystal Dye
276.964.7250
Davis Hall Room 229