Academic Catalogs

Computer Service Technology (CST)

CST C0911 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
CyberPatriot I - Introduction  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, vulnerabilities of Windows desktop operating systems, online safety, and computer anatomy. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to concentrate during competition. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C091

    CST C0921 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
    CyberPatriot II - Intermediate  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, an introduction to Linux operating systems and administration. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to concentrate during competition. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C092

      CST C0931 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
      CyberPatriot III - Advanced  
      Advisory: CST C091 and C092.

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, exploration of vulnerabilities of Linux operating systems, Linux services, and an introduction to Cisco routing and switching. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to work and strategize as a team. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C093

        CST C0941 Unit (18 lecture hours; 6 lab hours)  
        CyberPatriot IV - Veteran  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        This course prepares students for participation in the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers topics in the major areas of ethical and legal issues of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, countermeasures, routing and switching protocols, IOS security, networking techniques and best practices, and development of practice competitions for other teams. Students will participate in practice competitions using virtual machines to develop the ability to work and strategize as a team. Students will learn practical techniques for securing a network and sensitive data through business scenarios. Emphasis on hands-on training. ADVISORIES: CST C091, C092, and C093. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C094

          CST C0963 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          CyberPatriot Coaching  
          Advisory: CST C099.

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          This course prepares students for coaching the CyberPatriot cyber defense competition. It covers the introduction to CyberPatriot, recruitment of competitors, competition operating systems, overview of virtual machines, and preparation for competition. The course includes an introduction to security fundamentals. Students will learn about resources available for coaches and competitors, such as scoring engines and competition preparation materials. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. (NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.)

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C096

            CST C1043 Units (54 lecture hours)  
            IT Fundamentals  

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU.

            This course will cover the topics of the IT Fundamentals certification exam, which validates the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use. In addition, candidates will demonstrate their knowledge to install software, establish basic network connectivity, and identify/prevent basic security risks. Technologies and trends of the IT industry will be covered to reinforce current best practices. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C104

              CST C1121 Unit (18 lecture hours; 9 lab hours)  
              Introduction to VMware  
              Advisory: CST C116 and C117 or C128.

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU.

              Virtualization is one of the exciting new technologies being adopted by the computer industry. In this class we will explore the business and educational usages of Virtualization and give the student hands-on experience with the software. Students will install a virtual environment on their classroom systems and learn how to create and run virtual computer systems (Microsoft, Linux, and Novell) simultaneously in this environment. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C112

                CST C116A3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                A+ Essentials Hardware  
                Advisory: CIS C111 and CST C104.

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                The A+ Essentials Hardware course teaches necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional, such as IT help desk. Topics include personal computer components, operating systems, computer networks, and basic security concepts. Lecture and hands-on experience in structured labs are included. The A+ Essentials Hardware course aligns with the content of CompTIA's A+ Essentials Hardware exam objectives. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C116A

                  CST C117A3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                  A+ Essentials Software  
                  Advisory: CST C104 and C116A.

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                  The A+ Essentials Software course teaches necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional, such as IT help desk. Topics include personal computer components, operating systems, computer networks, and basic security concepts. Lecture and hands-on experience in structured labs will be included. This A+ Essentials Software course aligns with the content of CompTIA's A+ Essentials Software exam objectives. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C117A

                    CST C1283 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                    Network+  
                    Advisory: CST C116A and CST C177A.

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                    This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are surveyed to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. This course uses the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. Hands-on exercises help students develop skills to prepare for careers such as Network Engineer or Network Administrator. Preparation for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C128

                      CST C1573 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                      SQL Database Development  
                      Advisory: CST C172.

                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                      Students will explore an introduction to relational database fundamentals and SQL programming skills in the Microsoft environment. Topics covered include relational database architecture, database design techniques, data retrieval, data integrity, and simple and complex query skills. This course is intended for students new to the SQL programming language. Careers and emerging trends in the field will be evaluated. This course is identical to CIS C240. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C157

                        CST C1583 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
                        Server+  
                        Advisory: CST C128.

                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                        This course will cover the topics of the Server+ certification exam, which validates the knowledge of skills with the most commonly used server and storage systems in the IT industry. Technologies and trends of the server environment will be covered, such as virtualization, data centers, software-defined networking, security risks, and network attached storage improvements. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C158

                          CST C1723 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                          SQL Server Design and Implementation  
                          Advisory: CST C222A.

                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                          This course covers installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of the Microsoft SQL Server database management system. Students will learn how to design logical and physical databases, create data structures, monitor, secure and optimize a database, and evaluate and implement high availability options. Lecture and hands-on lab assignments help students build industry-recognized skills for entry-level positions working with the Microsoft SQL Server database management system. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C172

                            CST C177A3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                            MD-100: Windows 10  
                            Advisory: CST C116A and CST C128.

                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                            Transfer Credit: CSU.

                            The course provides hands-on experience with configuring and maintaining Windows 10. Topics include upgrading to Windows 10, demonstrating Windows media tools, optimizing the file system, using management tools, troubleshooting, configuring IPv6, wireless networking, configuring file folder management, and creating a network. Preparation for Microsoft Windows 10 Modern Desktop Administrator Associate, MD-100. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C177A

                              CST C177B3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                              Configuring Windows Devices  
                              Advisory: CST C128.

                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                              This course provides hands-on experience configuring Windows devices in the enterprise. Topics include managing data access and protection, remote access, apps, updates, system or file recovery, authentication, and authorization and configuring Hyper-V and Wi-Fi direct. This course maps to Windows 10 MCSA and 697 exams. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C177B

                                CST C191A3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                CompTIA Linux+  
                                Advisory: CST C116A or C117A or C128.

                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                This course is designed to prepare students for the Linux+ exam which is CompTIA's vendor-neutral entry-level certification. Like most of CompTIA's industry-recognized certifications, Linux+ has become a must-have certification. Students will explore the history of the Linux operating system, various releases of Linux, and perform Linux installation. Students will compare and contrast desktop managers, traverse the Linux file system, explore the wonders of VI scripts, and the command-line interface. Hands-on assignments will be included to help students develop introductory technical skills relevant to entry-level cybersecurity and computer networking professional roles. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C191A

                                  CST C1983 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                  Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Foundations  
                                  Advisory: CST C128.

                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                  This course covers the topics of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundations certification exam, which validates the knowledge and skills used in the most commonly used cloud service platform, Amazon Web Services. Technologies and trends unique to cloud environments will be covered such as elasticity, storage, database, security, pricing, access, identity management, and support. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C198

                                    CST C201C3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
                                    CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks  
                                    Advisory: CST C128.

                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                    In this introductory course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations of routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This is the first in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNA Certification. There is an emphasis on hands-on training. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C201C

                                      CST C201D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                      CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks (ITN)  
                                      Advisory: CST C128.

                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                      This is the first course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum. Introduces the architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements that connect users, devices, applications and data through the Internet and across modern computer networks. It includes IP addressing and Ethernet fundamentals. Hands-on training is stressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C201D

                                        CST C202D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                        CCNA 2: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials  
                                        Advisory: CST C201D.

                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                        This is the second course in version 7 of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum series. It focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks and includes wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. In addition to learning, key switching, and routing concepts, learners will be able to perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify and mitigate LAN security threats, and configure and secure a basic WLAN. Hands-on training is stressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C202D

                                          CST C203D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                          CCNA 3: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation  
                                          Advisory: CST C202D.

                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                          This is the third course in version 7 of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum series. It describes the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation. Hands-on training is stressed. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C203D

                                            CST C220D3 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
                                            VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.5  
                                            Advisory: CST C191 or C222.

                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                            Virtualization allows consolidation of many traditional servers into a few physical servers with many virtual machines to realize significant cost savings. This VMware-authorized hands-on training course focuses on the installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere 6.5, which consists of VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server. This course is based on versions of ESXi 6.5 and vCenter Server 6.5. Completion of this course is preparation for the vSphere 6.5 Foundations Exam and portions of the VMware Certified Professional 6.5 - Data Center Virtualization exam. Topics covered map to a VCP6-DCA Exam and a subset of the VCP6.5-DCV exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. Transfer Status: CSU.

                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C220D

                                              CST C222A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                              Installing/Configuring Windows Server 2016  
                                              Advisory: CST C128, C117A.

                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                              This course focuses on the installation, storage, and compute features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It also covers local and server storage solutions, including the configuration of disks and volumes, Data Deduplication, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Storage Spaces Direct, and Failover Clustering solutions. Topics covered map to Microsoft 70-740 Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C222A

                                                CST C223A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                Networking with Windows Server 2016  
                                                Advisory: CST C222A.

                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                This class focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers high-performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller. Topics covered map to Microsoft 70-741 Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C223A

                                                  CST C224A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                  Identity with Windows Server 2016  
                                                  Advisory: CST C128.

                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                  This course covers advanced configuration and service tasks for deploying, managing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure and builds on materials covered in CST C223A. Topics covered in this course include identity federation and access solutions, Active Directory Domain Services, creating and managing group policy, and Active Directory Certificate Services. Aligns with Windows Server 2016 MCSA and 70-742 exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C224A

                                                    CST C2303 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                    Introduction to Security  
                                                    Advisory: CST C128.

                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                    This course introduces the concepts of enterprise security, network and application attacks, cybersecurity resilience, secure network designs, and incident response. The principles and structure of threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities are surveyed to provide a foundation for further study of cybersecurity. This course covers governance, risk, and compliance to examine the nature and roles of organizational security policies and risk management processes. Hands-on exercises help students develop skills to prepare for careers such as Security Administrator or Systems Administrator. Preparation for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. This course is identical to CYBR C130. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C230

                                                      CST C2313 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                      CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner  
                                                      Advisory: CST C230.

                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                      This course emphasizes advanced security topics such as risk management, enterprise security architecture, enterprise security operations, technical integration of enterprise security. Through practice exercises, students will learn about the impact of industry trends on organizational security. The course focuses on Information Technology (IT) security process and procedures to help students prepare for careers including Security Architect, Application Security Engineer, and Technical Lead Analyst. This course is identical to CYBR C291. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C231

                                                        CST C232A3 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                        Networking With Windows Server 2016  
                                                        Advisory: CST C222A.

                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                        This class focuses on the networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016. It covers DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations, in addition to remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. It also covers high performance network features and functionality, and implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller. Topics covered map to Microsoft 70-741 Exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C232A

                                                          CST C232B3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                          Introduction to Ethical Hacking  
                                                          Advisory: CST C230.

                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                          This course is an introduction to the ethical and legal issues pertaining to network and computer security testing. Students will explore an introduction to the hacking methodology and network penetration testing using industry-recognized tools. Hands-on assignments will be used to help students develop introductory technical skills relevant to entry-level cybersecurity professionals, including demonstration of tools that can be used to gain information about a computer network, web applications, and databases. This course is intended for students with computer experience and an interest in cyber defense for private organizations. This course is identical to CYBR C132. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C232B

                                                            CST C2343 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                            Web Application Security  
                                                            Advisory: CST C230 and CST C232B.

                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                            This course introduces the concepts of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top 10 vulnerabilities for websites and web applications. A survey of secure configurations and software development pertaining to web servers and web applications provides students with the fundamental information needed to protect systems against cyberattacks. Hands-on exercises using industry-recognized tools for application security audit and assessment help students develop skills to prepare for careers as an Application Security Architect or Software Engineer. This course is identical to CYBR C234. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C234

                                                              CST C2413 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
                                                              Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Essentials  
                                                              Advisory: CST C128 and C230.

                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                              The course covers installing, configuring, and managing Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls as well as steps for maintaining security, preventing threats, networking, logging, and reporting features. This course starts at an introductory level and builds to an intermediate level. Aspects of basic next-generation firewall configuration covered include steps for security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of Palo Alto Networks Operating System. Aspects of intermediate firewall configuration include managing GlobalProtect and Active/Active High Availability and optimizing visibility and control over applications, users, and content. Basic firewall troubleshooting is also covered. Security engineers, network engineers, and support staff are the targeted audience for this course. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C241

                                                                CST C2423 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                PenTest+  
                                                                Advisory: CST C232 and CST C230 and CST C128 or CST C201D.

                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                This course introduces the concepts of planning and scoping assessments, legal and compliance requirements, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing using industry-recognized tools and techniques. This course covers the development of a written report that contains proposed remediation techniques and provides practical recommendations that can be effectively communicated to management. Hands-on exercises help students develop skills to prepare for careers such as Vulnerability Tester and Network Security Operations. Preparation for the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. This course is identical to CYBR C242. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C242

                                                                  CST C2453 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                  Introduction to Digital Forensics  
                                                                  Advisory: CST C128 and CST C158 and CST C230.

                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                  Students will explore an introduction to digital forensics using open source applications. Topics covered include chain of custody, forensic acquisition of data, forensic evidence reporting, expert witness testimony, timeline analysis, and anti-forensic techniques. Hands-on assignments will be used to develop introductory technical skills relevant to entry-level cybersecurity professionals. This course is intended for students with computer experience and an interest in cyber defense for private organizations or government law enforcement. Careers and emerging trends in the field of cybersecurity will be evaluated. This course is identical to CYBR C150. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C245

                                                                    CST C248B3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                    Wireless Networking  
                                                                    Advisory: CST C128.

                                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                    This is an entry-level course in wireless data communications. It covers the fundamentals of wireless technology and provides an overview of protocols, transmission methods, 802.11 network architecture, and IEEE standards. It also examines the broad range of enterprise Wi-Fi technologies available. Topics covered include the basics of radio frequency and wireless data transmission, and the protocols and mechanisms that every wireless network technician needs to understand. Hands-on exercises help students develop skills to prepare for careers such as Network Technician or Wireless Network Administrator. Preparation for the Certified Wireless Network Professional's (CWNP) Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) certification exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C248B

                                                                      CST C2553 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                                                                      Cybersecurity Analyst+  
                                                                      Advisory: CST C230 and C232.

                                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                      This course is a survey of 'threat-detection' and 'threat-analysis' tools that allow protection of critical industry infrastructure. It will teach intermediate-level security skills and knowledge using a variety of security tools. It provides a hands-on focus on IT security analytics. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C255

                                                                        CST C255B3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                        Cybersecurity Analyst+  

                                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                        This course emphasizes the protection of critical industry infrastructure including topics such as threat management, software and systems security, security operations monitoring, incident response, and compliance assessment tools. Through hands-on exercises, students will learn the practical application of intermediate-level security skills using a variety of industry-recognized security tools. The course provides a hands-on focus on Information Technology (IT) security process and procedures to help students prepare for careers such as Security Engineer, Vulnerability Analyst, and Threat Intelligence Analyst. This course is identical to CYBR C255. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C255B

                                                                          CST C2583 Units (54 lecture hours; 18 lab hours)  
                                                                          Linux Networking and Security  
                                                                          Advisory: CST C191.

                                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                          Introductory course exploring the Linux operating system including theory and hands-on application of topics covering command line utilities, graphical tools, networking protocols and services, user and group management, system permissions, and security. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C258

                                                                            CST C260B3 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                            Certified Information Systems Security Professional  
                                                                            Advisory: CST C128 and CST C230.

                                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                            Students will explore the eight domains of information security known as the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Domain topics covered include security and risk management, asset security, security architecture and engineering, communications and network security, identity and access management, security assessment and testing, security operations, and software development security. Concepts covered will help students understand management level issues relevant to cybersecurity professionals, with roles such as IT Director/Manager, Security Systems Engineer, Security Analyst, Security Manager, Security Auditor, and Security Architect. Completing this course does not guarantee CISSP certification; however, the course addresses the exam objectives defined by (ISC)2 for the CISSP certification exam. This course is intended for students with computer experience and an interest in cyber defense for private organizations or government law enforcement. This course is identical to CYBR C270. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C260B

                                                                              CST C2643 Units (54 lecture hours; 16 lab hours)  
                                                                              Introduction to Red Hat Linux Administration  
                                                                              Advisory: CST C117A.

                                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                              Linux is the premiere operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smartphones, and consumer electronics. Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in Information Technology. This course provides a foundation for students wishing to become full-time Linux system administrators by introducing key command line concepts and other enterprise-level tools. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C264

                                                                                CST C2713 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                                Become a Security Consultant  
                                                                                Advisory: CST C128 and CST C230.

                                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                This course introduces the concepts of professional security consulting for students with prior security training and work experience. Topics covered include types of security consulting, qualifications, setting up practice and finding clients, security tools and audits, and ethics for security consultants. The fundamentals of security consulting for private and government organizations are surveyed. Hands-on exercises using industry-recognized tools for security audit and assessment help students develop skills to prepare for a career as a Security Consultant. This course is identical to CYBR C271. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C271

                                                                                  CST C2743 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                                  Red Hat System Administration 2  
                                                                                  Advisory: CST C191.

                                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                  Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smartphones, and consumer electronics. Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Red Hat System Administration 2 (RH134) goes deeper into enterprise Linux administration including file systems and partitioning, logical volumes, SELinux, firewalling, and troubleshooting. Attending both Red Hat System Administration 1 and Red Hat System Administration 2 can help you in your preparation for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam (EX200). Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C274

                                                                                    CST C2753 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                                    Red Hat System Administrator 3  
                                                                                    Advisory: CST C264 and C274.

                                                                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                    Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Automation with Ansible (RH294) teaches the skills needed to manage large numbers of systems and applications efficiently and consistently. You will learn the techniques needed to use Ansible® to automate provisioning, configuration, application deployment, and orchestration. Students will learn how to install Ansible / Red Hat Ansible Engine on control nodes, create and update inventories of managed hosts, automate administration tasks with Ansible Playbooks, write effective playbooks at scale, protect sensitive data used by Ansible with Ansible Vault, and reuse code and simplify playbook development with Ansible roles. This course is geared toward Linux system administrators, DevOps engineers, infrastructure automation engineers, and systems design engineers who are responsible for automating configuration management, ensuring consistent and repeatable application deployment, provisioning and deployment of development, testing, and production servers, and integrating with DevOps continuous integration/continuous delivery workflows. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C275

                                                                                      CST C2811 Unit (60, 75 other hours)  
                                                                                      Work Based Learning  

                                                                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                      Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                      To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C281

                                                                                        CST C2822 Units (120, 150 other hours)  
                                                                                        Work Based Learning  

                                                                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                        Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                        To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C282

                                                                                          CST C2833 Units (180, 225 other hours)  
                                                                                          Work Based Learning  

                                                                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                          Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                          To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C283

                                                                                            CST C2844 Units (240, 300 other hours)  
                                                                                            Work Based Learning  

                                                                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                            Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                            To enhance each Work Based Learning participant's opportunity for success in the field of Computer Service Technology by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Computer Service Technology. Note: 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of non-paid work in a field related to Computer Service Technology for each one-semester credit is required. Student must be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C284

                                                                                              CST C2953 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                                              Amazon Web Services Architect Associate  
                                                                                              Advisory: CST C198.

                                                                                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                              Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                              This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The course is designed to teach solutions architects how to optimize their use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions. Although architectural solutions can differ depending on the industry, type of application, and size of the business, this course emphasizes best practices for the AWS Cloud that apply to all of them. It also recommends various design patterns to help you think through the process of architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS. Throughout the course, students will explore case studies that showcase how some AWS customers have designed their infrastructures and the strategies and services that they have implemented. Finally, this course provides opportunities for students to build a variety of infrastructures through a guided, hands-on approach. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C295

                                                                                                CST C2963 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                                                Amazon Web Services Cloud Operations Associate  
                                                                                                Advisory: CST C198.

                                                                                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                                The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Operations course is designed to prepare participants to pursue entry-level DevOps, support, and cloud operations roles. It will also help prepare them to take the AWS SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. Emphasizing best practices in the AWS Cloud and recommended design patterns, this course will teach students how to solve problems and troubleshoot various scenarios. The course will show students how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on AWS and covers specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment. With case studies and demonstrations, students will learn how some AWS customers design their infrastructures and implement various strategies and services. Students will also have the opportunity to build a variety of infrastructures via guided, hands-on activities. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C296

                                                                                                  CST C2973 Units (54 lecture hours; 14 lab hours)  
                                                                                                  Amazon Web Services Cloud Developer  
                                                                                                  Advisory: CST C128 and C198.

                                                                                                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                                                                                  Transfer Credit: CSU.

                                                                                                  The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Developer course is designed to help students gain technical expertise in development using cloud technologies and prepare them to take the AWS Certified Developer – Associate level AWS Certification exam. The curriculum is delivered through instructor-led classes, knowledge assessments, and hands-on labs. Students will also have access to course manuals, online knowledge assessments, a free practice certification exam, and a discount voucher for the certification exam. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                                                                                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing CST C297