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Network Security CCC

Network Security Overview (6541)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate consists of seven courses and is designed to teach students the skills necessary for entry level positions in the field of network security. Students will learn and demonstrate proficiency in programming, network design and operations, cyber security, ethical hacking, and penetration testing.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

Students may complete the program in two semesters, six to nine months.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Professor Virginia Carneiro de Paula, Department Chair, carneirv@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3367

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities include network administration and security positions.

Career Path Notes

Credits in this certificate program will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 24)

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2301Linux Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2120Security Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2314Attack Prevention and Detection (AS)

3 Credits

CTS1110Microcomputer Operating Systems (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2402Implementing and Administering Network Security (AS)

3 Credits

CTS1150Computer Maintenance and Repair (AS)

3 Credits

CAP2140Digital Forensics 1 (AS)

3 Credits

Computer Networking Electives (Credits: 6)

Choose 6 Credits

COP1000Introduction to Programming (AA)

3 Credits

CIS2513Information Technology Project Management (AS)

3 Credits

CET2792Installing and Configuring Windows Server (AA)

3 Credits

CET2793Windows Network Infrastructure (AA)

3 Credits

CET2794Microsoft Network Administration (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2652Advanced Routing Technology (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2664Router and Switch Security (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2653Cisco Project Based Learning (AS)

3 Credits

CTS1650Network Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2651Router Technology (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 12)

CTS2301Linux Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2120Security Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

Computer Networking Electives

3 credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

CTS1150Computer Maintenance and Repair (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2402Implementing and Administering Network Security (AS)

3 Credits

CTS1110Microcomputer Operating Systems (AS)

3 Credits

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 9)

Computer Networking Electives

3 credits

CAP2140Digital Forensics 1 (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2314Attack Prevention and Detection (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 30