Digital Security Certificate
Hours - 18 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2022
Last Revised 9/19/2022
Holokai Category: Professional Studies
Sponsoring Program: Information Technology
Faculty Unit Assignment: Faculty of Math & Computing
Core Requirements — 18 Credits
|Course Number||Title||Semesters Offered||Credit Hours||Prerequisites|
|CIS 101||Beginning Programming||F, W, S||3.0|
|IT 280||Computer Networking||F, W, S||3.0|
|IT 320||System Administration Essentials||F||3.0||CIS 101, IT 280|
|IT 381||Information Assurance and Security||F||3.0||IT 280|
|IT 482||Advanced Topics in Information Assurance and Security||W||3.0||IT 381|
|CIS 470||Ethics in Computer and Information Sciences||F, S||3.0||ENGL 315 or ENGL 316 or equivalent|
Additional Program Requirements
All passing grades will be accepted in fulfilling minor or certificate requirements.
For this certificate, students must complete at least 9 CIS, CS, IS, or IT credits that are not applied to other BCIS, CS, IS, or IT majors, minors or certificates.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completing a major in information technology, students will have:
- An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
- An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
- An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
- An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
- An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
- Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
- An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
- An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
- An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems.
- An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment.
- An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.