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|Cybersecurity: Network and Systems Security Administration Certificate
Total Units: 39
The Cybersecurity: Network and Systems Security Administration Certificate of Achievement provides a course of study that prepares students to implement and administer a secure Information Technology (IT) environment. As a significant upgrade to the traditional IT Administrator role, it is foundational to further study in the cybersecurity field. This certificate focuses on the requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) to securely maintain Microsoft Systems and Cisco networks, including the ability to learn and manage other vendor platforms.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate ability to work as a team member in an information technology group which designs, evaluates, tests, installs and maintains corporate computer systems and networks.
- Communicate clearly and professionally as an Information Technology (IT) professional, in written and verbal formats.
- Apply basic knowledge of secure computer networks and systems in assisting individuals and organizations with IT services and solutions.
The requirements for the Cybersecurity: Network and Systems Security Administration Certificate program are:
Complete 39 units from
- Computer Studies: Network and Systems Security Administration Requirements
- Computer Studies: Network and Systems Security Administration Electives
|Computer Studies: Network and Systems Security Administration Requirements - complete 33.00 units|
|CS 81.41A||Programming Essentials in Python for Networking||3.00|
|CS 82.22A||Introduction to Networks||4.00|
|CS 82.22B||Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials||4.00|
|CS 82.22C||Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation||4.00|
|CS 82.58||Introduction to Information Systems Security||3.00|
|CS 82.71||Ethical Hacking and Systems Defense||3.00|
|CS 84.26||Project Management for IT Professionals||3.00|
|CS 181.11||Introduction to Virtualization and Cloud Computing||3.00|
|CS 181.23A||Linux Administration 1||3.00|
|CS 181.23B||Linux Administration 2||3.00|
|Computer Studies: Network and Systems Security Administration Electives - complete 6.00 units|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:|
|CS 50A||Web Development 1||3.00|
|CS 55.13||Server-Side Web Development||3.00|
|CS 81.62||Relational Database Concepts and Structured Query Language||3.00|
|CS 81.81A||Server Administration 1||3.00|
|CS 82.57||Cybersecurity Operations||3.00|
|CS 82.59||Firewalls and Network Security||3.00|
|CS 181.43||Programming for Cyber Security||3.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
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