The Cybersecurity I Proficiency Certificate consists of courses that help to prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ (CIS 152, CIS 259) certification exam.
Students will develop the technical, analytical and problem-solving skills needed to protect both government and organizations' information technology assets. When completed, these courses may be applied to the Cybersecurity Associate in Applied Science Degree.
Upon successful completion of the Cybersecurity certificate, students will be able to:
Students are required to satisfy placement at the time of admission. Students who are identified as needing developmental course work must satisfactorily complete the appropriate English and mathematics courses as part of the certificate. Students need a basic understanding of computer hardware and software concepts. Students without this preparation are encouraged to take CIS 103 – Computer Applications & Concepts.
Successful completion of the certificate requires a "C" grade or better in each of the courses listed.
All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College's general education requirements is also available.
The Computer Technologies Dept., Room C3-1, 1700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130, Telephone (215) 496-6134; or the College Information Center (215) 751-8010.