Information Systems Technology - Cyber Security CSC
Cyber Security

Information Systems Technology - Cyber Security

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE:  The Cyber Security Career Studies Certificate provides instruction in Information Security and prepares students to recognize and prevent threats to data, information systems, and to master techniques for defense against such attacks.  The material presented in this certificate will help prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ Certification.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Help Desk Specialist; Entry-Level Information Security Analyst: Entry-Level Cyber Security Specialist

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

PROGRAM NOTES: The Cyber Security Career Studies Certificate will fulfill the IT concentration electives in the Information Systems Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Students should check their advisement report in SIS and meet with their faculty advisor.

Students must obtain the grade of "C" or higher in IT courses taken for this CSC.

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an Information Systems Technology (IST) academic advisor for further information.

 

Order

Course

Title

Credit

1

ITN 107

Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting

3

2

ITN 101

Introduction to Network Concepts

3

3

ITN 260

Network Security Basics

3

4

ITN 261

Network Attacks, Computer Crime, and Hacking

4

5

ITN 262

Network Communication, Security, and Authentication

4

6

ITN 263

Internet/Intranet Firewalls and E-Commerce Security

4

7

ITN 276 Computer Forensics I 3

8

ITN 298 Seminar and Project: Networking Capstone 4

TOTAL

 Information Systems Technology - Cyber Security Career Studies Certificate 28

02.27.20


Name Program Email Phone
Anthony Burruss Cyber Security CSC DBurruss@reynolds.edu 804/523-5588
Catherine Thomas Cyber Security CSC CThomas@reynolds.edu 804/523-5072

 

Common Job Titles1: Consultant; Design Engineer; Network Analyst; Network Consultant; Network Systems Consultant; Network Technician; Network and Security Engineer; Networking Systems and Distributed Systems Engineer; Principal Consultant; Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD); Senior Consultant; Senior Telecommunications Consultant; Solutions Architect; Telecom Network Manager (Telecommunication Network Manager); Telecommunication Engineer; Telecommunication Systems Designer; Telecommunications Analyst; Telecommunications Consultant


Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected Employment (2029): 994

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $74,300 - $123,200


Common Job Titles1: Data Architect; Database Administration Manager; Database Administrator (DBA); Database Analyst; Database Coordinator; Database Developer; Database Programmer; Information Systems Manager; Management Information Systems Director (MIS Director); System Administrator


Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected Employment (2029): 793

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $55,400 - $101,000


Common Job Titles1: Data Security Administrator; Information Security Officer; Information Security Specialist; Information Systems Security Analyst; Information Systems Security Officer; Information Technology Security Analyst (IT Security Analyst); Information Technology Specialist; Network Security Analyst; Security Analyst; Systems Analyst


Labor Market Statistics (Richmond, MSA)

Projected Employment (2029): 1,920

Current Wage Range (Entry - Experienced): $54,200 - $114,400


Bright Outlook Bright Outlook occupations are expected to have rapid growth over the next 10-years (employment increase of 10% or more in the Richmond, MSA over the period of 2019-2029) or are expected to have a high demand (projected to have 750 or more job openings in the Richmond, MSA over the period of 2019-2029).

1 This program may prepare you for one or more of the listed jobs; however, graduates may not be qualified for all of the jobs listed in this section.

Reynolds Community College makes every attempt to provide students with the best, most accurate information possible. The data was sourced from external agencies (O*NET and JobsEQ) on January 29, 2020.