Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Certificate | Sitting Bull College

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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Certificate

Program Outcomes

1.  Identify risks, assess threats, and develop effective countermeasures aimed at protecting organizational assets on premise and in the cloud.
2.   Identify common security threats, including implementing firewall and VPN technologies and perimeter defenses, conducting vulnerability and penetration testing and scanning networked systems.
3.  Identify relevant laws, regulations and frameworks as they apply to data privacy and cybersecurity operations.
4.  Describe the legal and technical aspects of a cybercrime investigation and the application of computer forensic tools.
 

Program Description

The AAS in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy prepares students for entry-level positions in cyber security and data privacy. Graduates will be prepared to become leaders in cybersecurity, with a solid understanding of security technology and privacy laws, preparing them to make knowledgeable and responsible decisions.
 
 
General Education requirements
ENGL 110  Composition I............................................................................................... 3 cr.
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking............................................................. 3 cr.
MATH 101 Pre-Algebra or higher................................................................................... 4 cr.
PSYC 100 First Year Learning Experience..................................................................... 3 cr.
SOC 120 Transitions-Graduation & Beyond................................................................... 2 cr.
NAS 101 or  Ochethi Sakowin Language I..................................................................... 3 cr.
NAS 103 Introduction to Ochethi Sakowin Language, Culture & History
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers............................................................................ 3 cr.
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION................................................................................... 2 cr.
                        Any two (2) one-hour courses or any one (1) two-hour course
Total General Education Requirements............................................................... 23 credits
 
CORE requirements
CIS 128 Microcomputer Hardware I............................................................................... 3 cr.
CIS 141 Introduction to Cybersecurity............................................................................ 3 cr.
CIS 164 Networking Fundamentals I.............................................................................. 4 cr.
CIS 165 Networking Fundamentals II ............................................................................ 4 cr.
CIS 168 Firewalls & Network Security............................................................................. 3 cr.
CIS 212 Operating Systems Client ................................................................................. 3 cr.
CIS 215 Implementing a Server Environment................................................................. 3 cr.
CIS 220 Linux Administrator I ......................................................................................... 3 cr.
CIS 223 Linux Administrator II......................................................................................... 3 cr.
CIS 241 Introduction to Digital Forensics....................................................................... 3 cr.
CIS 243 Incident Response & Disaster ..........................................................................  3 cr.
CIS 297 Information Technology Internship................................................................... 3 cr.
Cybersecurity Electives (Select a Total of 6 Credit Hours)
CIS 255 Cloud Foundations............................................................................................. 3 cr.
CIS 261 Cybersecurity Law & Ethics .............................................................................. 3 cr.
CIS 264 Ethical Hacking & Network Defense................................................................. 3 cr.
CIS 270 Cybersecurity Infrastructure Configuration...................................................... 3 cr.
CIS 271 Cybersecurity Prevention & Counter Measures............................................... 3 cr.
Total Core Cybersecurity Requirements................................................................ 44 credits
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS....................................................................... 67 CREDITS