Computer System Configuration and Support, Security, Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion: CCL 5040N
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer System Configuration and Support, Security program is designed to prepare students for entry-level computer maintenance, help desk, and network technician jobs with an emphasis on security. The courses focus on the development of knowledge and skills in computer and security technologies including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis is placed on preventing, identifying, and mitigating threats to the security of information systems and utilizing the basic tools for information security. This program helps prepare participants for the CompTIA A+, Security+, and certification exams. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better for all courses within the program. Overall program minimum GPA = 2.00.
Students who pursue this Certificate of Completion (CCL) should have a basic level of computer literacy including navigating the internet and computer systems or take CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems as indicated in the required courses. Students with the requisite skills may have the CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems requirement waived by permission of the Program Director.
Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.
++ indicates any suffixed course may be selected.
Program Prerequisites: None
|Select one of the following:||0-3|
|Survey of Computer Information Systems|
Permission of Program Director
|BPC170||A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support||3|
|BPC270||A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support||3|
|Select from one of the following areas of specialization:||3-10|
|Specialization I (3-6 Credits)|
Select one of the following:
|Essentials of Network and Information Security|
| Information Security Fundamentals|
and Linux Operating System
|Red Hat System Administration I|
|Specialization 2 (9-10 Credits)|
|Introduction to Networks|
|Introduction to Networking|
|Management of Information Systems|
|Information Security Essentials|