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Code: F_CER_CYB2

Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Cybersecurity Certificate

My Academic Plans (MAPs) are designed by faculty and displayed in a semester format showing the fastest path to finishing your certificate or degree. While this is the ideal, you can take courses as your schedule permits. Contact an academic advisor regarding your scheduling needs.

In most cases, the courses you need are available on your selected campus. However, there may be times to complete courses online or travel to another FRCC campus. Location availability is indicated at the time of registration.

My Academic Plan

Program Description

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment and to give working professionals advancement opportunities in the computer networking field. Successfully acquiring a FRCC Cybersecurity Certificate signifies that a student has had an overview of network security.  Communication Security is studied, including remote access, email, the web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. Common network attacks and Computer forensics are introduced. Cryptography basics are incorporated, and operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity.

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First Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
CNG 120A+ Certification Preparation

4

CNG 124Networking I: Network +

3

CNG 132Network Security Fundamentals

3

Total Credit Hours:10

Second Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
CNG 133Firewalls/Network Security

3

CNG- CNGCNG 201 or CNG 212:__________

3-4

CNG- ELCCNG elective:__________

3

CNG- ELCCNG elective:__________

3

Total Credit Hours:12-15

Total Credit Hours: 22-25