CyberSecurity

Degree offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Security

Credits required 22

Dean

William Berardi, william.berardi@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information Systems, priscilla.grocer@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: CY

Program Goals Statement

Expertise in computer security is in high demand. This certificate prepares students entering the computing field and professionals to upgrade their skills. It offers additional skills as part of the Networking degree option or the Webmaster degree option.

Program information

  • Much of this certificate is available online.
  • This program assumes the ability to work online to check a website and use email.
  • Transfer credit for any Computer Information Systems (CIS or CIT) course must be approved by the CI Department Chair or by a full-time CI faculty member.

Program Requirements

Requirements List

Program Courses

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CIS 134Networking Technologies

4 credits

CIT 150Cyber Security Principles

3 credits

CIT 250Cyber Defense and Firewall Security

3 credits

CIT 251Operating Systems Vulnerability Management & Risk

3 credits

CIT 252Critical Security Controls

3 credits

CIT 277Cybersecurity Capstone

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:22

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 1

CIS 134Networking Technologies

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 2

CIT 150Cyber Security Principles

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 3

CIT 250Cyber Defense and Firewall Security

3 credits

CIT 251Operating Systems Vulnerability Management & Risk

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CIT 252Critical Security Controls

3 credits

CIT 277Cybersecurity Capstone

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9
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