This degree program combines system administration fundamentals with a foundation in cybersecurity concepts. Classes focus on best practices to implement, administer, and secure operating systems and computer networks.
This degree program provides a solid cybersecurity backing to information technology (IT) tasks. Classes focus on best practices to implement, administer, and secure technologies that are used to process, transmit, and store data.
Computer Networking courses will provide the learner with the fundamentals of computer networking, including the practical and conceptual skills needed to understand basic networking, build simple local area networks, perform basic device configurations, implement IP address schemes, and configure and troubleshoot routers and switches.
Cybersecurity Fundamentals courses provide an understanding of fundamental cybersecurity, network security, cloud security, SOC security, information security and networking.
The associate in science curriculum for Data Science transfer is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities to complete baccalaureate degree programs in data science with a mathematics emphasis. The program provides a functional curriculum of mathematics, statistics, computer science, communication, and science required by most data science programs with a math emphasis.
Modern Computing courses give students opportunities to gain experience installing, configuring, securing, and administering data center services. Instructors will guide students in data center configuration and incident mitigation. Students will also learn the methods, policies and procedures needed to maintain systems availability and response.
Offensive and Defensive Security courses cover digital forensics, installing, configuring, and managing firewalls.
Secure Programming courses give students a background in the Python and Java languages for computer programming. Secure programming classes attempt to ensure that software is protected from vulnerabilities, threats or direct attacks. Students will use a structured high-level language approach to programming, with an emphasis on problem solving and design.
The Security and Hacking courses give students practical experience using security tools on Linux and Windows systems. Courses expand students’ knowledge of information security, which will provide them with the principles, technologies and practices to secure computers and networks. Students will gain skills necessary to protect systems and organizations from cyber vulnerabilities and risks.