Course Catalog - Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

STEM Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Information Technology (9-10) #8500

Students use emerging technologies, demonstrate ethical use of the Internet and explain issues concerning Internet security protocols. Students identify computer hardware components and demonstrate an understanding of file extensions. Students produce and format various documents with both text and graphics, input formulas and utilize preprogrammed functions in documents and tables. Students apply design and web publishing techniques.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Foundations of Cybersecurity (10-12) #8546

Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to explore fundamental concepts related to the ethics, laws, and operations of cybersecurity. Students will examine trends and operations of cyberattacks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Students will review and explore security policies designed to mitigate risks. The skills obtained in this course prepare students for additional study in cybersecurity. A variety of courses are available to students interested in this field. Foundations of Cybersecurity may serve as an introductory course in this field of study

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Networking (11-12) #8542

Students develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to data networking technologies and practices in order to apply them to personal or career development.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Cybersecurity Capstone (12) #8547

Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to explore advanced concepts related to the ethics, laws, and operations of cybersecurity. Students will examine trends and operations of cyberattacks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Students will develop security policies to mitigate risks. The skills obtained in this course prepare students for additional study toward industry certification. A variety of courses are available to students interested in the cybersecurity field. Cybersecurity Capstone may serve as a culminating course in this field of study.

SEM: 2 CR: 1