Information Security Technology (CCL)

Program Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Information Security Technology program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and tools to understand how networks, operating systems and programs function, as well as, how to protect them. Emphasis is placed on developing the knowledge and skills to maintain security on mission-critical data and computer systems. The program is designed to meet the training needs of employees in both public and private sectors. The program covers a variety of information security disciplines that include both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific security training. The Information Security Technology program is designed to help prepare students for internationally recognized industry certifications.

Program Notes

You must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

The courses in this program may all be applied towards an Associate degree (AAS) in Information Security if you wish to continue your studies.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 10 Credits Grade Sem/Year
CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems 3    
CIS 126DL LINUX Operating System OR 3    
CIS 126DA UNIX Operating System OR

CIS126++ Any Unix/Linux Operating Systems course(s) (3 credits)

CNT 140AA Introduction to Networks 4    
Semester II 9 Credits Grade Sem/Year
BPC 170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I 3    
MST 150EI Configuring Windows 8 OR 3    
MST 150SV Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration

MST150++ Any Microsoft Windows Professional course

ITS 110 Information Security Fundamentals 4    
Semester III 9 Credits Grade Sem/Year

See an Academic Advisor or the Program Director during the first few weeks of this semester to apply for graduation.

ITS 120 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

(ITS120 is offered at GCC only during the fall semester)

ITS 130 Operating System Security 3    
CIS 238DL LINUX System Administration OR

CIS238LP Linux+ Certification Course OR
CIS238US UNIX Security


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