Cybersecurity Systems Technology, Advanced
This advanced course provides students with training in procedures for optimizing and troubleshooting concepts for computer systems, subsystems, and networks. Students explore the following:
• Basic network design and connectivity
• Network documentation
• Network limitations and weaknesses
• Network security, standards, and protocols
Students will gain a basic understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies. The course prepares students for postsecondary education and training and a successful career in information technology. Upon successful completion of the course, students may qualify to take CompTIA’s A+ and Network+ certification exams.
Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)
- A+ Certification Examination
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Computer Networking Fundamentals Assessment
- Computer Repair Technology Assessment
- Computer Service Technician (CST) Examination
- Computer Technology Assessment
- Customer Service Examination
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Examinations
- IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) Certification Examination
- macOS Support Essentials Examination (Retired)
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Network+ Certification Examination
- Security+ Certification Examination
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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