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Networking-Emphasis in Security - CERT

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Matt MAGEE (620)728-8167
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Benjamin WILLIAMS (620)665-3482

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Some Credit Hours

This certificate requires 35 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
IS100 Cybersecurity Application 3

Investigate the threats, vulnerabilities and risks in the cyber environment. Implement multiple cybersecurity technologies, processes, and procedures. Develop appropriate strategies to mitigate potential cybersecurity problems.

IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials 3

Students will gain the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure and maintain devices for end users. This course also covers the basics of networking and security/forensics, proper and safe diagnosis, resolve and document common hardware issues while applying troubleshooting skills.

IS149 CompTIA A+ Practical Applications 3

Students will gain the knowledge required to install, configure and maintain software for end users. This course will also cover the basics of networking and security/forensics, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common software issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Students will also gain appropriate customer support and soft skills; understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment.
Pre-Reqs: IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials with grade of C or better

IS183 Cisco CCNA II 3

Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
Pre-Reqs: IS182 Cisco CCNA I

IS224 Networking II 3

Extensive coverage of common LAN, WAN schema with emphasis on development of Technology Plan for small business networks with procedures for installation, maintenance and support with in-depth, hands-on application.
Pre-Reqs: IS212 Networking I, or IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II

IS182 Cisco CCNA I or IS212 Networking I 3
Course Title Credits
IS182 Cisco CCNA I 3.00

IS212 Networking I 3.00

Security Emphasis Electives 11
Course Title Credits
CS111 Visual Basic Programming 3.00

CS200 Problem Solving and Programming 4.00

CS200H Honors Problem Solving and Programming 4.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

IS183 Cisco CCNA II 3.00

IS240 Fundamentals of Network Security 3.00

Security Foundation Electives 6
Course Title Credits
IS280 Computer Forensics 3.00

IS281 Control Systems Security 3.00

IS282 Secure Coding 3.00

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