Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Network Security [3007] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Network Security [3007]


(30 Credit Hours)

NOTE: Federal Financial Aid Eligibility Pending

Program Director

William Culver
941-752-5509 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65509 Venice

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry level employment within the field the information technology career cluster. This coursework will apply toward the A.S. Network Systems Technology degree [2027].

Program Goals

This 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 career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to instruction in computer literacy; software application support; basic hardware configuration and troubleshooting; networking technologies, troubleshooting, security, and administration; and customer service and human relations skills.

Program Requirements

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CGS 1000 - Computer Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 1150C - Microcomputer Hardware and Maintenance (3 Credit Hours)
CET 1600 - Networking Fundamentals (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 2390 - Installing and Configuring Windows Server (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 1355 - Security Engineering (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 2391 - Administering Windows Server (3 Credit Hours)
CTS 2392 - Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 2352 - Ethical Hacking (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 2938 - Current Issues in Cybersecurity (3 Credit Hours)
CET 2890 - Network Infrastructure Security (3 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 30


Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

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