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Certificate of Technical Studies in Senior Systems Managers

Learning Outcomes:

The objectives of the existing program will ensure that recipients of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Senior Systems Managers program will have demonstrated:

  1. clarity in verbal and written communication to accurately convey technical information and to critically read and interpret technical literature;
  2. the ability to critically analyze and solve real world security issues understanding the legal and ethical concerns;
  3. mastery in security awareness and network threats, enabling graduates to critically analyze and react to new developments in their field;
  4. the utilization of mathematics to collect, analyze and interpret technical data collected through investigation and experimentation; and
  5. an application of computer networks and firewalls to gain hands-on experience.

Specific Degree Information:

The goal of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Senior Systems Managers program is to provide students with the skills needed to manage an organization's network security needs. The program prepares individuals to function as entry level network security specialists, and includes instruction on technologies to keep network assets secure, conducting forensic analyses, encryption techniques, and organizational security management. This CTS is aligned with the CNSS 4011-4016. Therefore, students who complete this CTS will receive a certificate acknowledging their receipt of CNSS 4011-4016.

Required courses for Certificate of Technical Studies in Senior Systems Managers


First Semester Hours
CIT 115: Network Defense 3
CIT 170: Microsoft Windows Server 3
CIT 210: Advanced Networking Topics 3
CIT 220: System Security 3
    12
     
Second Semester Hours
CIT 225: Network Security Design 3
CIT 279: Information Assurance 3
CIT 280: Computer Forensics 3
CIT 299: Cyber Internship  3
    12
     
Total Credit Hours 24
 
Due to the requirements of the Committee on National Security Systems, all classes listed above must be taken at Bossier Parish Community College to ensure that all of the Committee concepts have been taught in the class. Therefore, no Prior Learning Matrix substitutions may be used to receive this credential.

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