Apr 12, 2021  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Network and Cyber Security: CP (CTE)


Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits minimum

Computer Sciences and Information Systems Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 114
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-5150
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
See program website

Program Description
The program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of network and cyber security.

Career Opportunities
Employment of information security analysts, web developers, and computer network administrators is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects for all three
occupations should be favorable.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

Note: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program such as an AS or AAS degree. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine course and program eligibility.

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

Analyze network traffic for security vulnerabilities

1

Mitigate network outages due to security breaches

1

Design cyber-security solutions for business problems.

1

Identify, resolve and document network security issues

4, 2

Recognize the ethical considerations of utilizing technology in business.

5

 

Elective Courses (7 Credits Minimum)


For elective credit, a student may choose any course in the CSIS Department, or any course from any department in the School of Business or the Visual Art and Design Department.