Certificates

Undergraduate Certificate in Practical Aspects of Computer Security (PACS)

The PACS undergraduate certificate will provide students with essential computer science concepts, basic security principles, and the tools and experience necessary for an entry-level position in IT-Security.  This certificate provides a foundational knowledge in computer security principles, firewalls, malware, intrusion detection, physical security, wireless network security, mobile device security, social network security, and web application security.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The PACS undergraduate certificate is comprised of 4 courses (15 credit hours). All 15 credit hours are transferrable into the College of Engineering and Computer Science's Computer & Information Science (CIS) or Digital Forensics B.S. degrees. This certificate is distinctly unique in that it creates a pathway for a student to receive a credential before transitioning into the degree program.

Program Educational Objectives

The educational goal of the PACS certificate is to provide students with essential computer science concepts, basic security principles, and the tools and experience necessary for an entry-level position in IT-Security.

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