3024 | Network Security – CCC

In as little as one year, you can earn a College Credit Certificate (CCC) in Network Security at South Florida State College.

Network security is a high-demand specialized field of computer networking. In a wired world, with sensitive information transmitted over internal networks and the internet, network security specialists maintain the hardware and software, and implement policies and procedures, that monitor and protect networks from unauthorized access, vulnerabilities, and attacks.

SFSC’s Network Security program gives you the computer literacy, training, and knowledge required to operate, troubleshoot, and repair PC hardware and software, with a strong emphasis on cybersecurity and networking. Graduates earn 30 hours of college credit and receive the tools and training they need to pursue the CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and ComTIA Security+ industry certification. Some of these certifications may be required for successful completion of a particular course in this program, others may be optional.  Visit CompTIA for information.

Course Map

Prefix Number
Course Title
Credit Hours
CGS 1061C
Fundamentals of Computers
CET 1660C*
Computer Network Security
CET 2792
Microsoft Windows Server
CET 2662C*
Security Testing and Auditing
CET 1600C
Networking Fundamentals
CGS 1135C*
Introduction to Computer Forensics
CIS 2358C*
Operating System Security
CIS 2352C*
Ethical Hacking I
CIS 2359C*
Ethical Hacking II
CTS 1156*
Desktop Support
Total Credits

*Check the course description for prerequisites.

The college credits earned in this program may be applied to SFSC’s Associate in Science (AS) degree in Network Systems Technology.

For complete requirements of this program, including any prerequisite courses, consult an adviser or Brian Bohlman.

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Program Recognitions

The Network Security program is endorsed by FBI Infragard, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies, and is listed as an approved provider of network security training in the NICCS Education and Training Catalog. South Florida State College is recognized as a CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner.

Infraguard Website NICCS Website US Department of Homeland Security Website CompTIA_Academy