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    Oct 16, 2021  
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Cybersecurity and Networking Foundations, (CSC)


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Minimum credits: 17
Length: 1-2 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
CIP Code: 11.0101

The Career Studies Certificate in Cybersecurity and Networking Foundations leads to entry-level employment opportunities in the cybersecurity and networking fields. Students are introduced to the basic topics of operating systems, computer hardware, networking concepts, programming, and cybersecurity.

Program Coordination: All credits in this certificate transfer into the IST Network Engineer AAS degree. 14 credits transfer into the Information Systems Technology Network Engineer- Cyber and Network Security Specialization.

Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Cybersecurity and Networking Foundations leads to entry-level employment opportunities in the cybersecurity and networking fields. Students are introduced to the basic topics of operating systems, computer hardware, networking concepts, programming, and cybersecurity.

Program Outcomes: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Problem-solving skills implementing and troubleshooting networked systems.
  • Proficiency in the fundamental information technology skills required to provide user support in a business setting.

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