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College Catalog 2018-2019

Cyber Security
Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AL, ELI, MA, WO
CIP Code: 11.1003

Purpose: This career studies certificate in Cyber Security is designed as an enhanced competency module to provide expertise in security to networking specialists. This curriculum will prepare networking specialists for employment as network security specialists or Internet security specialists. This career studies certificate also helps prepare students for the Security+ and the CISSP certification exams.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ITN 101 Intro. to Network Concept or 3
  ITN  100  Intro. to Telecommunications  
ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3
ITN 266 Network Security Layers 3
Total   12
2nd Semester
ITN 261 Network Attacks, Computer Crime and Hacking 4
ITN 262 Network Communication, Security and Authentication 4
ITN 263 Internet/Intranet Firewalls and E-Commerce Security 4
1ITN ___ Elective 3
Total   15
Total credits for the CyberSecurity Career Studies Certificate=27

IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Approved electives may be selected from ITN 267, ITN 277, ITN 290 or ITN 295.