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Cybersecurity (Fast-Track) Certificate Program

Certificate

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
CIT-113 Information Technology Problem Solving
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites for CIT-110 and CIT-113: ESL-098 OR RDG-095 or placement

CIT-162 Cisco Networking I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

CIT-102 IT Career Exploration
1
Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-118 Principles of Internet & Information Security
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval

CIT-264 Networking Security
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: CIT-162

CIT-219 Information Security and Assurance
3

Prerequisite: CIT-268

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: May 10, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Secure a desktop computer connected to a network.
  • Install and configure security software.
  • Analyze potential security threats.
  • Delineate differences between various operating system security issues.
  • Define the types of malicious software found.

Career Outlook

This entry level certificate provides the skills necessary to provide basic security support for networked computers. It is an entry point into the field of Information Security. This option is designed to provide alignment with the entry level National Institute of Technology and Standards’ (NITS) National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Framework to ensure consistent, current, and flexible training in the growing technology field of Information Security. Graduates of this option may qualify for positions as entry level information security desktop support technicians.