SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Network & Cyber Security CP

CTE Certificate Of Proficiency
16 credits minimum

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Program Description:  

The program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of network and cyber security.

Career Opportunities

Employment of information security analysts, web developers, and computer network administrators is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects for all three occupations should be favorable.

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is eligible for financial aid if it is a part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree.  Courses within the certificate may also be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if the Certificate of Proficiency and classes are eligible.

Required Courses: (9 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 2320

Basic Computer and Network Security

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1200

CSIS 2310

Wireless Networking

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1200

CSIS 2330

Penetration Testing

3

F

Recommended: CSIS 1032 and CSIS 1200

Recommended Elective Courses: (7 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CSIS 1132

Linux System Admin I

3

Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1032

CSIS 1200

Introduction to Networking

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1030

CSIS 2120

MS Directory Administration

3

F, Sp

Recommended: CSIS 1121

CSIS 2900 Current Topics in CSIS 1-4 Sp  

For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.


Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

CSIS 2310

3

CSIS 2330

3
CSIS 2320 3 ELE 4-6
ELEC 3    

Total

9

Total

7-9


 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

Analyze network traffic for security vulnerabilities

1 – Substantive Knowledge

Mitigate network outages due to security breaches

1 – Substantive Knowledge

Design cyber-security solutions for business problems. 1 – Substantive Knowledge
Identify, resolve and document network security issues 4 – Think Critically 2 – Communicate Effectively
Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business. 5 – Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally
Department Contact Info

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 109
801-957-5150

General Information
801-957-4073

Computer Sciences and Information Systems website

CSIS Academic Advisor
BB 130A
801-957-4286

Program Faculty

Professors
Jimmy Chen
Gordon Frisbey
Susumu Kasai
Randy Koziatek
Lorna Wells
Bruce Worthen

Associate Professors
Paul Anstall
Robert Baird
Marilyn Hibbert
Philip Nielson

Assistant Professors
Zahra Atashi
Roderick Buhler
Edward Walsh


Instructors
Dan Pope
Margarethe Posch