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Foundations of Computer Security (CTFCS)

Certificate

Description

In this introductory program, students will develop the basic knowledge and skills that will qualify them for admission into the Network Security Advanced Certificate program. Students will receive an introduction to the principles of information assurance and will acquire basic skills in network and system administration.

Admissions Requirements

-An Academic Math Level of 3
-Students must also be experienced at installing and configuring computers and be comfortable with working at the computer command line with DOS.

Applying for Admission to the Program

In order to meet the requirements of the market for jobs in network security, students should have significant professional or educational experience in network and system administration and advanced courses in network and system security.

Continuing Eligibility

Students must maintain a grade of "C" or better in the program requirements.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Michael Galea, John Trame

Requirements

Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
CIS 121 Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CNT 201 Administering Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems 3
CNT 206 Internetworking I - Fundamentals 4
CNT 211 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 4
CNT 216 Internetworking II - Routers 4
CSS 180 Computer Security I 4
CSS 200 Computer Security Fundamentals 4
CSS 205 Computer Security III 4
Total 31
Total Credits Required
31

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