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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cyber Security Fundamentals, CSC

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ACADEMIC PLAN: 221-732-00

CIP CODE: 15.0303

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate

LENGTH: 1 Year


This program is designed to provide entry-level skills for employment in the field of Cyber Security. It will provide students with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as an overview of network security basics. This program is G3 Eligible.

Admissions Requirements:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics. A keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute is required, as well as a proficiency in English. Students who do not meet the requirements listed above will be required to correct their deficiencies with developmental studies.

Program Requirements:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or career studies certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Cyber Security Fundamentals CSC is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • The recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • Suggested course when more than one option exists
  • If the course has a prerequisite
  • Courses that my lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

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