Cybersecurity

Description

From the VCCS Course Catalog: Provides instruction in networking media, physical and logical topologies, common networking standards and popular networking protocols. Emphasizes the TCP/IP protocol suite and related IP addressing schemes, including CIDR. Includes selected topics in network implementation, support and LAN/WAN connectivity.

Also, career paths in Information Technology will be explored to help the student determine the appropriate degree plan. Career paths will include but not be limited to software development, computer science, database, networking, system administration and operations, end user support, web design, and management. The student will learn ethical concerns in business and information technology including the ACM Code of Ethics.

Prerequisites

Algebra II

Additional requirement for dual enrollment option:
Students may be required to have a passing score on a portion of the Virginia Placement Test (VPT), OR one SAT score of 500 or greater OR one ACT score of 21 or greater.


Semesters Offered & Schedule Format

Fall Semester
Block Schedule: Cybersecurity
Spring Semester
Block Schedule: Cybersecurity

Class/Instruction Format

Asynchronous (i.e., on demand)

VCCS Designation and College Credit

Please Note: In the Block Schedule Class both dual enrollment college counterparts concurrently span the full semester. College credit eligibility occurs only after having completed the full semester.


Course Codes

Instructor

Mr. Preston Ball
e-mail: pball@hgs.k12.va.us

Course Web Sites Links

CyberSecurity Home Page coming soon

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