Metropolitan Community College - Cyber Security
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Cyber Security

WHAT IS CYBER SECURITY?

Information stored on computer networks is among a company's most valuable assets. Yet, intruders can gain access to computer networks via any connection to the outside world or even within the office. Every business will have a need for security. No matter how large or small, an intruder can disrupt operations or take information that is vital to the success of the business. Some industries that traditionally employ security professionals are the Department of Defense (DoD), financial institutions, medical facilities, and clinics. Acquire the skills to balance and manage the inherent risks of doing business in a networked world while allowing users access to information they need. You will learn to formulate and implement an information security policy, manage information assets, and design a successful security infrastructure. You will also get vital hands-on experience in defending against attack and intrusion, and disaster recovery preparation.

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN APPLIED SCIENCE

  • Cyber Security (ITCSO) - This degree prepares students to engage in the issues and emerging information and management concepts related to cyber security. Students are provided with a strong technical foundation to analyze, identify, plan, and apply the knowledge and skills learned to defend a network.
 

CAREER PATHS AND SALARY EXPECTATIONS

Security SpecialistSecurity AdministratorCryptographer Security ArchitectSecurity AnalystForensic Expert Penetration Tester
WHAT SKILLS WILL I LEARN IN THIS PROGRAM?
Programming LogicComputer NetworkingWindowsLinuxHTML CSSDatabase DesignNetwork Infrastructure Windows Active DirectoryXMLNetwork Security Information SecurityBoundary ProtectionComputer Forensics
PROGRAM COURSES & CURRICULUM PLAN

Program Courses

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 22.5
Major Requirements: 13.5
Option Requirements: 63.0-64.5
Total credit hours required: 99.0 - 100.5

Major Requirements for Information Technology

  • INFO 1000 - Workplace Skills for It Professionals 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1002 - Introduction to Information Technology 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2805 - Network and Information Security Basics 4.5 Credits

Option Requirements for Information Technology - Cyber Security

  • INFO 1023 - Networking Essentials 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1110 - Windows Operating Systems I 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1111 - Linux Operating Systems I 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1120 - Windows Operating Systems II 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1501 - Python Programming I 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1620 - Introduction to Database Design 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 1933 - Securing and Monitoring IoT Networks 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2023 - Networking Essentials II 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2806 - Network Attacks, Intrusions, and Penetration Testing 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2808 - Boundary Protection 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2809 - Information Systems, Forensics, and Legal Topics 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2123 - Introduction to SCADA Security 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2362 - Building Secure Environments 4.5 Credits
  • INFO 2810 - Security Capstone/Internship 4.5 Credits
  • OR
  • INFO 2981 - Internship Variable Credits

Credit Classes and Registration

PROGRAM FACULTY
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Gary Sparks
Program Coordinator
Email: gsparks@mccneb.edu
Phone: 531-622-3854

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Cyber Security