Sep 22, 2018  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Fundamentals of Information Assurance and Cyber Defense: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits

Computer Sciences & Information Systems
Taylorsville Redwood Campus BB 112
Program Information (801) 957-5150
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
CSIS Academic Advisor

Program Faculty
See program website

Program Description
Students will learn the fundamentals of Information Assurance and Cyber Defense.  This program is designed to meet all of the requirements for a student to receive a certificate from the National Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security in CAE-IA/Cyber Defense. 

Career Opportunities

Transfer/Articulation Information
All courses in this CP transfer as elective credit.  The courses also articulate to most USHE institutions; however, not necessarily in the same program.

Estimated Time to Completion
2 Semesters

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
8 - Develop lifelong wellness
Students will understand the fundamentals of Basic Data Analysis and IT Systems Components. 1
Basic Scripting and Introductory Programming. 1
Networking Concepts, Cyber Defense and Cyber Threats are identified and studied. 1
Students will understand Fundamental Security Design Principles, IA Fundamentals and an introduction to Cryptography. 1
Policy, Legal, Ethics, and Compliance are studied. 1, 6
System Administration is studied and practiced. 1