Network Security Certificate of Accomplishment - Active
Department: Computer Networking & Information Technology
Approval: December 2012
This certificate includes instruction in the measures that must be taken to detect and prevent network security mistakes and vulnerabilities, and includes descriptions of common attacks and methods to configure the operating system, servers, routers, firewalls, and email. Students completing this certificate program will be qualified for employment in entry-level network security positions and be able to prepare for CompTIA Security+ exam.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Students must complete each course with a grade of "C" or higher.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Certificate of Accomplishment in Network Security
Course Units
Required courses:
CNIT 106 - Introduction to Networks 3.00
CNIT 120 - Network Security 3.00
CNIT 122 - Firewalls 3.00
CNIT 123 - Ethical Hacking & Network Defense 3.00
Total: 12.00
Choose one of the following courses:
CNIT 124 - Advanced Ethical Hacking 3.00
CNIT 121 - Computer Forensics 3.00
CNIT 125 - Information Security Professional Practices 3.00
Total: 3.00
Total: 15.00