This certificate will build upon the foundations of the Analyst Certificate and equips the student with the skill set to defend an organization in cyber space. The curriculum will cover the tools, techniques and advanced topics in ethical hacking. Additionally, the coursework will introduce programming, automation, cyber ops, and legal aspects of Cyber Security. This accredited certificate earns credits towards an AS Degree in Cyber Security and prepares students to take six industry certification exams: Network+, Network Pro, Client Pro, Server+, Security+ and Ethical Hacking.
|Cyber Security Defender|
|CB01: COURSE DEPARTMENT NUMBER||2015/2016 Sections||2015/2016 Successful Completers||2016/2017 Sections||2016/2017 Successful Completers||2017/2018 Sections||2017/2018 Successful Completers|
|Degrees and Certificates||2014/2015||2015/2016||2016/2017||2017/2018|
Item 1. Program Goals and Objectives
Upon the successful completion of the Cyber Security Defender Certificate of Achievement, students shall be able perform tasks such as the following:
• Demonstrate working knowledge of computer information systems
• Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer networks
• Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of Internetworking
• Demonstrate an basic working knowledge of Microsoft Network Server
• Demonstrate an entry level knowledge of network security administration
• Demonstrate an entry level knowledge of cybersecurity and ethical hacking
• Demonstrate an entry level knowledge of programming concepts and methodology
Students will develop a base knowledge in the following areas:
• Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of cyber security, ethical hacking, circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
• English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, risk management, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
CIS1 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
CIS4 Fundamentals of Microsoft Windows 1.5
CIS50 Introduction to Computer Networks 3
CISCO1 Cisco Internetworking I 4
CISNTWK11 Microsoft Network Server 3
CISNTWK12 Introduction to Network Security Administration 3
CISNTWK20 Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking 3
COMPSCI1 Programming Concepts and Methodology I 3
Total Units 19.5 - 20.5
(Y1 or S1)
|Cyber Security Defender Certificate of Achievement|
|CIS 1||Introduction to Computer Information Systems||3||Fall 2019- 16 sections Spring 2020 - 15 sections|
|CIS 4||Fundamentals of Microsoft Windows||1.5||Fall 2019- 2 sections Spring 2020 - 2 sections|
|CIS 50||Introduction to Computer Networks||3||Fall 2019 - 4 sections Spring 2020 - 4 sections|
|CISCO 1||Cisco Internetworking I||4||Fall 2019 - 4 sections Spring 2020 - 0 sections|
|CISNTWK 11||Microsoft Network Server||3||Fall 2019 - 1 sections Spring 2020 - 2 sections|
|CISNTWK 12||Introduction to Network Security Administration||3||Fall 2019- 1 sections Spring 2020 - 0 sections|
|CISNTWK 20||Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking||3||Fall 2019- 0 sections Spring 2020 - 1 sections|
|COMPSCI 1||Programming Concepts and Methodology I||3||Fall 2019- 7 sections Spring 2020 - 6 sections|
|Semester 1 : 8.5 -14.5 UNITS|
|Semester 2: 9-11 UNITS|
Diann Thursby · 03/11/19
Received regional recommendation at 3-11-2019 IEDRC Deans Meeting.