Cybersecurity Certificate

Career and Technical Studies
Degree
Certificate in Cybersecurity
Length
Three semesters
Purpose

This curriculum is designed for those who seek employment in the field of Cyber Security (information assurance), for those who are presently in IT or a security field and who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills in information security.

Occupational Objectives

Information Security Analyst

Requirements

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Program Requirements: The curriculum includes technical courses in Cyber Security as well as related courses in Information Technology and general education. Instruction includes both the theoretical concepts and practical applications required for success in the field of Cyber Security. The student is urged to consult with the Student Services Office and his or her faculty advisor in planning his program. Upon successful completion of the four-semester program, the graduate will be awarded a Certificate in Cyber Security.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
ENG 111 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Virginia Tech
ENGL 1105
Radford University
CORE 101
Old Dominion University
ENGL 110C
Virginias Private Colleges & Universities
Bluefield College
ENG 1013/1023, GEN ED
Liberty University
ENGL 101
Emory & Henry College
ENG 100
ITE 115 3 0 3
SDV 100 1 0 1
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
UNIV 100 elective
ITN 101 3 0 3
ITN 107 3 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 0 13  

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
ITN 170 3 0 3
ITN 260 3 0 3
MTH 154 3 0 3
ITN 106 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 0 12  

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
ITN 200 3 0 3
ITN 261 4 0 4
ITN 263 4 0 4
ITN 266 3 0 3
ITN 275 Incident Response and Computer Forensics 3 2 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 2 18