This certificate program is part of the Network Systems Technology AS degree program. A College Credit Certificate consists of a program of instruction of less than sixty (60) credits of college-level courses, which is part of an AS degree program and prepares students for entry into employment.
The College Credit Certificate (CCC) in Network Security program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Information Technology field.
The content includes but is not limited to planning, installing, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting and managing computer network security in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 30 credit hours of Networking Systems and core coursework. Students completing this College Credit Certificate can transfer the credits directly to the AS Network Systems Technology Degree.
Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below to check for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.
Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which, students must complete an application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 1500 course the semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their certificate, and participation in the commencement ceremony.