2022-2023 Course Catalog 
  
    Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog

Cyber Security Technician, (CSC)


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Program Info

This program is offered part-time and completely online.

Minimum credits: 25
Length: 2 semesters

Division: Workforce Services
Contact: 434.797.6437
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-732-09 CIP Code: 11.1003

The Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security Technician is designed for individuals with prior work and/or educational experience relevant to the cybersecurity field who wish to gain additional skills. Individuals may be required to demonstrate required skills or provide evidence of completion of relevant industry certifications. All credits transfer into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology Network Engineer - Cyber & Network Security Specialization.

Those with a criminal history will not be able to find employment in the cyber security field. Students must complete a background check prior to entering the program.

Program Coordination: Five courses (18 credits) of this CSC count towards the Cyber Security Certificate. Four courses (15 credits) count towards the A.A.S. in Information Systems Technology Network Engineer. Credits earned in this CSC also overlap with Networking with Cisco/CCNA (CSC), Networking Technology Fundamentals (CSC), Networking Technologies (CSC). All credits transfer into the Information Systems Technology Network Engineer- Cyber and Network Security Specialization.

 

Program Description

The Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security Technician is designed for individuals with prior work and/or educational experience relevant to the cybersecurity field who wish to gain additional skills. Individuals may be required to demonstrate required skills or provide evidence of completion of relevant industry certifications. All credits transfer into the Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology Network Engineer - Cyber & Network Security Specialization.

Program Outcomes: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Cisco Systems Academy Program, including basic knowledge of routers, switches, and other networking devices; and their uses and applications.
  • Microsoft desktop and server operating systems, including installation, configuration, and management.
  • Linux desktop operating systems, and their basic management and configuration.
  • Mware Virtualization environments, including installation, configuration and management of the application.
  • Security basics, including network attacks, computer crime, and hacking fundamentals.
  • Introductory computer forensics techniques and skills.