Cybersecurity, Certificate of Proficiency
This program provides the foundation courses to prepare IT students to apply for entry level information assurance/security technician/practitioners positions that support planning, implementing, upgrading, and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer networks and information systems. Students, through in-depth theory and extensive hands-on activities, will develop skills to ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure, and will develop skills to respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.
Pre-employment background screening is required for any candidate seeking employment in the cybersecurity field.
To be successful, persons interested in the program should possess a strong foundation in computer hardware/software troubleshooting skills, equivalent to the CompTIA A+ certification.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting stlcc.edu/enroll.
|MTH 140||Intermediate Algebra||3|
|IS 112||Software and Hardware Concepts||3|
|IT 100||Introduction to Cybersecurity||1|
|IS 139||Web Publishing||3|
|IS 153||C# Programming I||4|
|or IS 187||Java Programming I|
|IS 225||Database Management||4|
|IS 229||Unix/Linux I||3|
|IS 237||Fundamentals of Information Assurance/Security||3|
|IS 265||Web Scripting Technologies||3|
|IT 101||Cisco Networking Academy I: Introduction to Networks||5|
|IT 120||Enterprise Security Management||3|
|IT 121||Secure E-Commerce and E-Government||3|
|or IS 264||Unix/Linux II|
|IT 212||Ethical Hacking||3|
|IT 214||Systems Security Engineering||3|
|IT 216||Digital Forensics||3|
|Total Credit Hours||47|