Program Overview

CIT

Ethical Hacker Certificate


Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/cit
Degree: Certificate
Plan 22DE

This certificate builds  on the Security+ certificate.   Students will become familiar with dedicated tools and techniques implemented by cyber hackers. This program prepares graduates to become employed as Cybersecurity specialists, Security analysts, vulnerability analyst, and Firewall and VPN specialists. The certificate can be completed as a student progress through the CIT AAS degree program with the specialty option of Network Administration and Cybersecurity. On completion of this coursework, the student will be prepared to take certification exams for Security+, Linux+, C|EH.

Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

12 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Windows Operating System

3

course

Linux Operating System

3

course

CCNAI: Introduction to Networks

3

course

Introduction to Programming Concepts

3

Second Semester

10 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Programming in Python

4

course

Network Security Fundamentals

3

course

Ethical Hacking

3

Total Hours for Certificate

22

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising contact your Academic Success Advisor or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.