Network Security

Certificate – 2 year

Network security specialists detect, prevent and resolve security threats to computer networks. They also play an important role in maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of a company's data and information systems. Network security specialists also analyze security risks and develop response procedures. Additional duties may include developing and testing software deployment tools, firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

The following are the required courses necessary to complete a certificate in Network Security.

Prefix Computer Information Technology Core Courses  Credits
COL 102 College & Career Readiness   1
ENG 105 Technical English or 3
ENG 101 English Composition I or 
SPE 105 Interpersonal Communications
MTH 108 Practical Mathematics or Higher Mathematics course 4
CIT 161 Microsoft Essentials  4
BUS 203 Business Communications 3

Certificate Requirements
CIT 175 Computer Repair I  4
CIT 180 Computer Repair II  4
CIT 251 Windows Networking Basics  3
CIT 252 Windows Active Directory and Group Policy 3
CIT 256 Routing and Firewalling  3
CIT 257 Wireless Networks  1
CIT 258 Network Threat Detection and Penetration Testing 2
Total Credits:  35 

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