This certificate includes instruction in the measures that must be taken to detect and prevent network security mistakes and vulnerabilities, and includes descriptions of common attacks, and methods to configure the operating system, servers, routers, firewalls, and email. Students completing this certificate program will be qualified for employment in entry-level network security positions. The Computer Information Systems - Cybersecurity program will give the student a solid foundation in the field of Computer Security. The focus on Cybersecurity will provide the student with some of the basic skills needed for an entry-level career in Cybersecurity. The courses provide an overview of the entire field. Courses that make up the program are aligned with, and prepare students for, industry standard certifications such as: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA),Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+, and EC Council Ethical Hacking.
5 students per year
Completers are prepared for entry-level Cybersecurity positions across industry and government, and have an opportunity to sit for nationally recognized certifications from Cisco and CompTIA.
(Y1 or S1)
|CIS 30||CCNA: Computer Network Fundamentals||4||S1|
|CIS 31||Systems and Network Administration||4||S1|
|CIS 35||Introduction to Security||4||S2|
|CIS 37||Ethical Hacking||4||S3|
Students must take CIS 30 and CIS 31 in their first semester followed by CIS 35 in their second semester and CIS 37 in their third semester.