Computer Security Specialist

The Computer Security Specialist is a two-semester series designed for students to gain computer skills with a focus on computer security. Included are selection of hardware and software, computer applications and introductory programming. The series is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ industry certification exam. Credits earned may be applied to the Computer Security Certificate and the Computer Systems Support, A.A.S. degree.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Develop computer application programs in Java or Visual Basic;
  • Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination;
  • Apply productivity software for functional and analytical purposes;
  • Design images using computer technology;
  • Evaluate the impact of technology on business, government, and other areas of society.

For additional information, please contact faculty advisor, William Dougherty, at (609) 343-4979/doughert@atlantic.edu or contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609) 343-5017 or e-mail smarzell@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Develop computer application programs in Java or Visual Basic;
  • Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination;
  • Apply productivity software for functional and analytical purposes;
  • Design images using computer technology;
  • Evaluate the impact of technology on business, government, and other areas of society.

 

Courses Credits
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
CISM176-Systems Security Methods
4
CISM222-Issues in Computer Security
3
CISM240-Introduction to Computer Forensics
4

Choose one:

   CISM154-Computer Programming-Java

   CISM174-Computer Programming-Visual Basic

4

 

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED
18
(ZCSS)