Cyber Security Fundamentals Courses

JUNIOR YEAR COURSES

XLR8 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS & CONCEPTS   

Covers computer concepts and internet skills, and uses a software suite which includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to demonstrate skills. Recommended prerequisite keyboarding skills.   (3 DE credits)

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XLR8 INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK CONCEPTS

Provides instruction in networking media, physical and logical topologies, common networking standards and popular networking protocols. Emphasizes the TCP/IP protocol suite and related IP addressing schemes, including CIDR. Includes selected topics in network implementation, support and LAN/WAN connectivity. (3 DE credits)

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XLR8 SOFTWARE DESIGN

Introduces principles and practices of software development. Includes instruction in critical thinking, problem solving skills, and essential programming logic in structured and object-oriented design using contemporary tools. (3 DE credits)

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XLR8 NETWORK SECURITY BASICS

Provides instruction in the basics of network security in depth. Includes security objectives, security architecture, security models and security layers; risk management, network security policy, and security training. Includes the five security keys, confidentiality integrity, availability, accountability and auditability.  (3 DE credits)

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XLR8  STATISTICAL REASONING

Students will learn elementary statistical methods and concepts including descriptive statistics, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear regression and categorical data analysis. Topics in the course will be presented with data generated from practical applications. (3 DE credits)

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XLR8 PRE-CALCULUS I

Students in this semester course learn about college algebra, matrices, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.(3 DE credits)

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XLR8 APPLIED CALCULUS I

Students in this semester course learn about limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions with applications, and an introduction to integration. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus I (3 DE credits)

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COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS

Assists students in transition to colleges. Provides overviews of college policies, procedures, and curricular offerings. Encourages contacts with other students and staff. Assists students toward college success through information regarding effective study habits, career and academic planning, and other college resources available to students. Includes instruction in networked information resources and in the use of telecommunication software (1 DE Credit)

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SENIOR YEAR COURSES

 

XLR8  NETWORK ATTACKS, COMPUTER CRIME AND HACKING

Encompasses in-depth exploration of various methods for attacking and defending a network. Explores network security concepts from the viewpoint hackers and their attack methodologies. Includes topics about hackers, attacks, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) malicious code, computer crime and industrial espionage.  (3 DE Credits)

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XLR8 LEGAL TOPICS IN NETWORK SECURITY

Conveys an in-depth exploration of the civil and common law issues that apply to network security. Explores statutes, jurisdictional, and constitutional issues related to computer crimes and privacy. Includes rules of evidence, seizure and evidence handling, court presentation and computer privacy in the digital age. (3 DE Credits)

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XLR8 APPLIED CALCULUS I

Students in this semester course learn about limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions with applications, and an introduction to integration. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus I  (3 DE credits)

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XLR8 PRECALCULUS  II

Students in this semester course learn about  trigonometry, analytic geometry, sequences and series. (3 DE Credits)

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XLR8 CALCULUS I & II

Presents analytic geometry and the calculus of algebraic and transcendental functions including the study of limits, derivatives, differentials, and introduction to integration along with their applications.  study of integral calculus of one variable including indefinite integral, definite integral and methods of integration with applications to algebraic and transcendental functions.   Designed for mathematical, physical and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus I and II (8 DE Credits)

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XLR8 COLLEGE PHYSICS 1 & 2

This course covers fundamental principles of physics. Includes mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics from modern physics with an emphasizes on  technical applications, including precision measurement, statics, dynamics, energy and momentum, heat, sound, optics, and DC and AC electricity.  (8 DE Credits)

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XLR8 COORDINATED INTERNSHIP

Work-based learning opportunity for students in spring semester of senior year. (1 DE Credit)