CSC 1200. Orientation to IT Professions. 1 hr.

This course enables students to analyze the Information Technology field and professions. Students will learn and research various areas of concentration within Information Technology as well as the necessary employment skills, local and national associations, current issues, salaries, skills, knowledge, and certifications recommended for the different employment options. The mode of instruction for this course may be lecture or web-based. Lecture, 1 hour per week.

CSC 1201. Managing Information Security. 3 hrs.

Organizations must be able to apply effective strategies to secure their networks and keep personnel and customers data safe and secure. This course introduces the topic of cybersecurity and how it has evolved throughout history. This course covers the key principles and practices of information security. The course discusses topics such as access control, risk management, application security including anti-virus and cryptography. The course covers network security, physical security and social engineering. Co-requisite - CSN 1225.

CSC 2200. Digital Forensics. 3 hrs.

This course instructs the student in how to discover, identify, extract and document computer crimes and corporate policy violations. The student performs this work by analyzing computer data through digital forensic tools. Lecture: 2 hours, Lab: 2 hours.

CSC 2201. Ethical Hacking I. 3. hrs.

This is the first of two Ethical Hacking courses that focus on EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH v10) training and certification program.  Certified Ethical Hacking skills have become a core skillset and a cyber staple within Cybersecurity and Information Technology.  This course will provide you with the tools and techniques used by hackers and information security professionals alike to gain information, attack and detect malicious activity.  This course in conjunction with Ethical Hacking II is designed to provide you with the knowledge necessary to sit for EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker exam.

CSC 2202. Cybersecurity Scripting. 3 hrs.

This course teaches students to identify potential vulnerabilities related to scripting and to understand script writing using Python and other scripting languages. The students will create scripts that monitor network traffic, analyze files and automate vulnerability assessment and exploitation. Lecture: 2 hours, Lab: 2 hours.

CSC 2203. Computer Ethics. 3 hrs.

This course offers an introduction to ethical behavior in business. It will discuss the nature of ethical behavior, the concept of values, morality, and cultural beliefs and how they apply to all segments of business, industry and education. This course is intended for cybersecurity professionals. Lecture: 3 hours.

CSC 2204. Security+. 3 hrs.

This course focuses on CompTIA's Security+ Certification exam. Currently the SY0-501 exam consists of six domains: Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities; Technologies and Tools; Architecture and Design; Identity and Access Management; Risk Management; and Cryptography and PKI. This course is designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge necessary to prepare you to sit for the Security+ Certification exam. Lecture: 2 hours, Lab: 2 hours.

CSC 2205. Ethical Hacking II. 3. hrs.

This is the second of two Ethical Hacking course that focus on EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v10) training and certification program.  This course will provide you with the tools and techniques used by hackers and information security professionals alike to break into any computer system, bypass controls and hijack sessions.  This course in conjunction with Ethical Hacking I is designed to provide you with the knowledge necessary to sit for EC-Council's Certified Ethical Hacker exam.

CSC 2206. CySA+. 3. hrs.

This course focuses on CompTIA's CySA+ Certification exam. This certification is the next level CompTIA certification to earn after the Security+. CompTIA's Cybersecurity Amalyst course will teach you the fundamental principles of using threat and vulnerability analysis tools. CySA+ covers the most up-to-date core security analyst skills and upcoming job skills used by threat intelligence analysts. application security analysts, compliance analysts, incident responders/handlers, and threat hunters. This course is designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge necessary to prepare you to sit for the CySA+ certification exam. Lecture: 2 hours, Lab: 2 hours.

CSC 2222. Cybersecurity Internship. 3 hrs.

Students will work in jobs directly related to the cybersecurity field of study. This gives the student an opportunity to utilize the principles and skills they have learned in the classroom in real-world situations. Individual students are responsible for contacting a local business to secure an internship position. The IVCC Program Coordinator can assist in obtaining the internship. Students must complete 225 hours of on-the-job work experience (15 hours x 15 weeks). Lab: 15 hours. Enrollment in class requires permission of Program Coordinator.