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Cybersecurity

Description: Cybersecurity professionals have a wide range of responsibilities, but the core of their job is to protect online data from being compromised.

GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.6 GPA

Salary: Average Salary in Georgia for Computer Network Support Specialists - $65,660 (Source: O*Net Online)

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TCCs and Courses:

CW71 Cybersecurity Fundamentals

  • CIST 1001 - Computer Concepts - 4 credit hours
  • CIST 1122 - Hardware Installation and Maintenance - 4 credit hours
  • CIST 1601 - Information Security Fundamentals - 3 credit hours
  • CIST 1602 - Security Policies and Procedures - 3 credit hours
  • CIST 1401 - Computer Networking Fundamentals - 4 credit hours
       OR
  • CIST 2451 - Intro to Networks CISCO - 4 credit hours
  • Program: 18 credit hours (DE Funding: 18 credit hours)

IS81 Cybersecurity

  • CIST 1601 - Information Security Fundamentals - 3 credit hours
  • CIST 1602 - Security Policies and Procedures - 3 credit hours
  • CIST 2601 - Implementing Operating Systems Security - 4 credit hours
  • CIST 2602 - Network Security - 4 credit hours
  • CIST 2611 - Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls - 4 credit hours
  • CIST 2612 - Computer Forensics - 4 credit hours
  • CIST 2613 - Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing - 4 credit hours
  • Program: 26 credit hours (DE Funding: 20 hours)

 

*Technical Certificates of Credit will exceed the 30 credit hour cap for dual enrollment. Both programs are eligible for HOPE Career Grant funding.

 

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