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Network and Cybersecurity Engineer - Spring 2024

Ended Jul 9, 2024

Full course description

The Network and Cyber Security Engineer program consists of three CompTIA certification courses, namely CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security+. This program is taught in a theoretical and hands-on manner to teach the skills needed for participants to transition to a career in the Information Technology industry, especially in the areas of Computer Networking and Cyber Security.

CompTIA ITF+ course teaches essential Information Technology skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike.

  • Comprehend programming language categories, interpret logic, and understand the purpose of programming concepts
  • Comprehend notational systems and explain the value of data and troubleshooting
  • Know how to set up and install common peripheral devices to a PC or secure a basic wireless network
  • Understand confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns of secure devices
  • Explain database concepts, structures, and purpose
  • Manage applications software

CompTIA Network+ course helps develop a career in IT infrastructure by teaching troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. This course teaches technical skills needed to securely establish, maintain, and troubleshoot the essential networks that businesses rely on.

CompTIA Network+ validates the hands-on skills needed to troubleshoot, configure, and manage both wired and wireless networks on any platform. This powerful credential will help take your IT career to the next level.

CompTIA Network+ is a vendor-neutral and globally recognized networking certification that is trusted around the world. CompTIA Network+ Certification validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks. Network+ professionals are known to excel in their jobs: 53% of IT and business executives agree that certified staff performs at a higher level than non-certified staff (according to the CompTIA International Technology Adoption and Workforce Trends report).

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. It is a very popular course that is ideal for anyone wanting to start a career or advance their career in the information technology (IT) industry. Security+ is a vendor-neutral course that covers a broad range of introductory and more advanced topics across many crucial areas of computer security issues and security technology that are in great demand in the industry and the government today.

IT security is paramount to organizations as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. With the massive amounts of data transmitted and stored on networks throughout the world, it’s essential to have effective security practices in place. That’s where CompTIA Security+ comes in. Get the Security+ certification to show that you have the skills to secure a network and deter hackers, and you’re ready for the job.

This course will meet virtually during the following dates and times.

 

Week 1 Time Topic
Monday, May 13th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+
Tuesday, May 14th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+
Wednesday, May 15th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+
Thursday, May 16th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+
Friday, May 17th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+
     
Week 2 Time Topic
Monday, May 20th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+
Tuesday, May 21st 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+ Review
Wednesday, May 22nd 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+ Review
Thursday, May 23rd 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+ Exam
Friday, May 24th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST ITF+ Exam
     
Week 3 Time Topic
Monday, May 27th MEMORIAL DAY - NO CLASS  
Tuesday, May 28th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Wednesday, May 29th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Thursday, May 30th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Friday, May 31st 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
     
Week 4 Time Topic
Monday, June 3rd 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Tuesday, June 4th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Wednesday, June 5th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Thursday, June 6th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
Friday, June 7th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+
     
Week 5 Time Topic
Monday, June 10th 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST Network+
Tuesday, June 11th 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Network+
Wednesday, June 12th  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Network+ Review
Thursday, June 13th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+ Review
Friday, June 14th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+ Exam
     
Week 6 Time Topic
Monday, June 17th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Network+ Exam
Tuesday, June 18th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Wednesday, June 19th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Thursday, June 20th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Friday, June 21st 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
     
Week 7 Time  Topic
Monday, June 24th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Tuesday, June 25th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Wednesday, June 26th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Thursday, June 27th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
Friday, June 28th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+
     
Week 8 Time Topic
Monday, July 1st 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Security+
Tuesday, July 2nd 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Security+
Wednesday, July 3rd 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST Security+ Review
Thursday, July 4th  INDEPENDENCE DAY - NO CLASS  
Friday, July 5th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+ Review
Monday, July 8th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+Exam
Tuesday, July 9th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST Security+Exam

 

Students are expected to schedule and take their exams on the specified dates. In case of university closings due to inclement weather, exam dates may be adjusted to accommodate class make-up days.