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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College

Information Security CCC

Information Security (6541)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

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.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information
Elizabeth Horvath,, (561) 868-3228

To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 21
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
COP1000 Introduction to Programming Logic 3
CNT2000 Network Technologies 3
CTS2301 UNIX Installation and Administration Using LINUX 3
CTS2334 Local Area Networks 3
CTS2120 Security Essentials 3
CTS2314 Attack Prevention and Detection 3
Total Program Credits: 21

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.

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