Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
printInformation Security CCC


Information Security (6541)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/ComputerScience


Program Description
This college credit certificate consists of seven courses and is designed to teach students the skills necessary for entry level positions in the field of network security. Students will learn and demonstrate proficiency in programming, network design and operations, cyber security, ethical hacking, and penetration testing.


Admission Requirements


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
Students may complete the program in two semesters, six to nine months.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Professor Tommy Martin, Department Chair, martint@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3226


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 30
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
COP1000 Introduction to Programming Logic 3
CNT2000 Network Technologies 3
CTS2301 Linux Fundamentals 3
CTS2334 Local Area Networks 3
CTS2120 Security Essentials 3
CTS2314 Attack Prevention and Detection 3
CTS2320 Wide Area Networks 3
CTS1110 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3
CNT2402 Implementing and Administering Network Security 3
Total Program Credits: 30

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities include network administration and security positions.


Career Path Notes
Credits in this certificate program will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/