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Cybersecurity (Cert.) - The Cybersecurity Certificate will introduce students to the world of information security. Confidentiality, integrity and availability will be a key focus as those three topics are a benchmark for evaluation of an information systems security. Students will be introduced to a wide variety of security related topics including physical security, encryption, security planning, disaster response, and will gain hands-on experience through Virtual Labs.

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Cybersecurity
Certificate
Hegis Code: 5199

Total Credits: 28

First Semester Credits
ITE 153 Operating Systems Management 4
ITE 213 Data Communications and the Internet 3
ITE 217 Information Security 3
Elective (1) 3
Total Semester Credits 13
   
Second Semester Credits
ITE 223 Network Management I 4
ITE 227 Computer Forensics 4
ITE 237 Hacking Techniques and Defensive Technology 3
Elective (2) 4
Total Semester Credits 15

1. Students should choose from:
- CRJ 201 Criminal Investigation, or
- CRJ 230 Introduction to White Collar Crime.

2. Students should choose from:
- MAT 109 College Algebra and Trigonometry, 
- MAT 111 Pre-Calculus,
- MAT 119 Data Science/Analytics, or

- MAT 122 Calculus I.

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