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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity for Local Area Networks (LAN) (221-732-16) Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: This career studies certificate is designed to provide basic competency in network security. This curriculum prepares students to take the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ industry certification exams. This career studies certificate is a subset of the larger enhanced competency curriculum titled “Cybersecurity for Enterprise” (221-732-15).

Educational or Occupational Objectives: This curriculum provides a means for high school students to begin their cybersecurity career studies as dual enrolled students with Virginia Peninsula and provides a path for completion of the enhanced competency career studies certificate, “Cybersecurity for Enterprise ”. Industry professionals can use this curriculum to prepare for Network+ and Security+ industry certifications to enhance their marketability and continue studies in cybersecurity.

Total Minimum Credits 9

*IT courses must be successfully completed within the last five years to apply to graduation.

Program Information (STEM)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email stemoffice@vpcc.edu.