Cyber Security

Information Systems Technology - Cyber Security

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: This program provides instruction in Cyber Security and prepares students to recognize and prevent threats to information and information systems, to master techniques for defense against such attacks, and prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Graduates may seek employment as network security specialists in local businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: The advanced nature of the content requires students to possess a basic understanding of IT networking, PC hardware, operating systems, and application software. This can be demonstrated by completion of the Network Administration CSC or through program head approval.

PROGRAM NOTES: This advanced career studies certificate is designed for working professionals with significant networking experience. Students who earn a final grade lower than ā€œCā€ in any required course must obtain permission from their advisor to continue in this career studies certificate. Additionally, students will be required to repeat any course when grades lower than ā€œCā€ are earned.

COURSE

TITLE

LEC.
HRS.

LAB.
HRS.

CRS.
CRE.

ITN 260

Network Security Basics

4

0

4

ITN 261

Network Attacks, Computer Crime, and Hacking

4

0

4

ITN 262

Network Communication, Security, and Authentication

4

0

4

ITN 275

Incident Response and Computer Forensics

3

2

4

 TOTAL

15

2

16

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security

16

03.01.16
Name Program Email Phone
Anthony Burruss Cyber Security CSC aburruss@reynolds.edu 523-5588
Catherine Thomas Cyber Security CSC CMThomas@reynolds.edu 523-5072
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