Computer and Information Sciences - Advanced Cyber Security Certificate



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing

Overview of computer systems - hardware operating systems the Internet and application software including word processing spreadsheets presentation graphics and databases. Current topics such as the effect of computers on society and the history and use of computers in business educational and other interdisciplinary settings are also studied. This course is not intended to count toward a student's major field of study in business or computer science.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies

Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model network protocols transmission media and networking hardware and software.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security

Instruction in security for network hardware software and data including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools encryption; and protection from viruses.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSY 2301 Firewalls and Network Security

Identify elements of firewall design types of security threats and responses to security attacks. Use Best Practices to design implement and monitor a network security plan. Examine security incident postmortem reporting and ongoing newtork security activities.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

ITSY 1342 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSY 2330 Intrusion Detection

Computer information systems security monitoring intrusion detection and crisis management. Includes alarm management signature configuration sensor configuration and troubleshooting components. Emphasizes identifying resolving and documenting network crises and activating the response team.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

ITSY 1342 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
15

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
ITSY 2343 Computer System Forensics

In-depth study of system forensics including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches. Collect document and evaluate evidence to perform postmortem analysis of security breach.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

ITSY 1342 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSY 2345 Network Defense and Countermeasures

This is a practical application and comprehensive course that includes the planning design and construction of defenses for a complex network that will sustain an attack document events and mitigate the effects of the attack.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab each week.
Prerequisites

ITSY 1342 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I

A study of the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts terminal emulation use of system editor basic UNIX commands and writing script files. Topics include introductory systems management concepts.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITSC 1321 Intermediate PC Operating Systems

Custom operating system installation configuration and troubleshooting; management of file systems memory storage and peripheral devices.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers

Configure peripherals and devices; set up servers; configure directory replication; manage licensing; create and manage system policies and profiles; administer remote servers and disk resources; create and share resources; implement fault-tolerance; configure servers for interoperability; install and configure Remote Access Service (RAS); and identify and monitor performance bottlenecks and resolve configuration problems.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours lecture and two hours lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
15





Total Program Hours
30



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Computer occupations are great field for students who either plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, or develop the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a computer applications specialist in a variety of working environments. Applied skills are developed through “hands-on” training utilizing modern computer equipment and software. Transferability and specific requirements can be determined only by the receiving institution. Curriculum is often used as a resume builder for current or potential employees.



Faculty Advisor

Division Chair

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