Cybersecurity Foundations O.E.C.

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Minimum Requirements for Cybersecurity Foundations Occupational Endorsement: 18 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Occupational Endorsement Requirements
Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
Cybersecurity Foundations Program Requirements
Complete the following:
CITS F204Introduction to Computer Networks3
CITS F205Introduction to Coding and Programming3
CITS F212Server Operating Systems3
CITS F261Computer and Network Security3
CITS F262Cybersecurity Defense and Countermeasures3
CITS F263Network Security Penetration Testing3
Total Credits18

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Road Maps

Road Maps are recommended semester-by-semester plans of study for programs and assume full-time enrollment unless otherwise noted.

Some courses and milestones must be completed in the semester listed to ensure timely graduation. Transfer credit may change the road map.

This road map should be used in conjunction with regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor or mentor each semester. Requirements, course availability and sequencing are subject to change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
CITS F204 Introduction to Computer Networks 3
CITS F205 Introduction to Coding and Programming 3
CITS F261 Computer and Network Security 3
CITS F212 Server Operating Systems 3
CITS F262 Cybersecurity Defense and Countermeasures 3
CITS F263 Network Security Penetration Testing 3
 Total Credits18

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Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating with this program will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to installing, configuring, securing, and troubleshooting the devices, protocols, and services within a network infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to installing, configuring, maintaining, and securing server operating systems, including how to configure and administer network accounts, resources, and common services deployed on server operating systems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to interpret and write basic programming constructs such as if-then statements, loop control, functions, arrays, simple input-output, searching, and recursion.
  • Demonstrate advanced cybersecurity knowledge and skills related to analyzing internal and external security threats, technical vulnerability testing and examination techniques, developing security policies, and implementing security measures to protect information within an enterprise.