Cyber Security: IT Fundamentals Certificate

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Cyber Security Certificate of CompletionThe Cyber Security Certificate of Completion teaches students the basics of cyber security. In addition, students who meet all the admission requirements for the Master of Science in Cyber Security at CSUDH, but do not have a technical background, can be admitted to the masters program if they successfully complete these courses.

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CTC 495 35
Information Technology Fundamentals

Basics of text editors, spreadsheets, internet, and security

  • Programming Basics
  • Data Analysis, Probability and Statistics Basics
  • Batch Scripts Basics
  • Database Basics
  • Operating System Basics
  • Network and Network Security Basics

 Schedule

Summer 2020

Dates: 05/29/20—06/19/20
Days/Times: 6-9:30pm Friday
 Location: Online via Zoom 
Instructor: Zuo
Fee: $1,350
Course Number: 31160

CTC 495 36
Networking &
Hardware

Advanced topics on computer networks and hardware troubleshooting

  • Network Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Network Services and Protocols
  • Network Address Translation and Sub-netting, Network Analysis/ Troubleshooting
  • Command Line Tools
  • Different hardware components of a computer system and respective functions
  • Operating system tools to manage disks, partitions and file systems
  • Network Data Transmission
  • Basic Computer Troubleshooting

 Schedule

Summer 2020

Dates: 05/29/20—06/19/20
Days/Times: 6-9:30pm Friday
 Location: Online via Zoom 
Instructor: Zuo
Fee: $1,350
Course Number: 31160

CTC 495 37
Information Security Fundamentals

Best practices, threat detection & avoidance, and compliance

  • Information Assurance Fundamentals
  • Information Technology System Components
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Network Defense
  • Cyber Threats and Defense
  • Fundamental Security Design Principles

 Schedule

Summer 2020

Dates: 06/26/20—07/17/20
Days/Times: 6-9:30pm Friday 
 Location: Online via Zoom 
Instructor: Chatterjee
Fee: $1,350
Course Number: 31161

CTC 495 35
Information Technology Fundamentals

Basics of text editors, spreadsheets, internet, and security

  • Programming Basics
  • Data Analysis, Probability and Statistics Basics
  • Batch Scripts Basics
  • Database Basics
  • Operating System Basics
  • Network and Network Security Basics

 Schedule

Fall 2020

Dates: 08/28/20—09/26/20
Days/Times: 6-9pm Friday
 Location: Online via Zoom
Instructor: Zuo
Fee: $1,350
Course Number: 49283

CTC 495 36
Networking &
Hardware

Advanced topics on computer networks and hardware troubleshooting

  • Network Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Network Services and Protocols
  • Network Address Translation and Sub-netting, Network Analysis/ Troubleshooting
  • Command Line Tools
  • Different hardware components of a computer system and respective functions
  • Operating system tools to manage disks, partitions and file systems
  • Network Data Transmission
  • Basic Computer Troubleshooting

  Schedule

Fall 2020

Dates: 10/2/20—10/31/20
Days/Times: 6-9pm Friday
 Location: online via Zoom
Instructor: Chatterjee
Fee: $1,350
Course Number: 49284

CTC 495 37
Information Security Fundamentals

Best practices, threat detection & avoidance, and compliance

  • Information Assurance Fundamentals
  • Information Technology System Components
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Network Defense
  • Cyber Threats and Defense
  • Fundamental Security Design Principles

  Schedule

Fall 2020

Dates: 11/6/20—12/4/20
Days/Times: 6-9pm Friday 
 Location: online via Zoom 
Instructor: Poppe
Fee: $1,350
Course Number: 49285

* Schedule subject to change; consult with instructor for specific date details | Updated 05/30/20

 

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A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the required courses.

Note: Once you have completed all the required courses, you may request your certificate via our online application. The processing time is approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of submission, and includes both a digital certificate link and a printed physical certificate.

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