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Computer Security Certificate - (CERT.COMSE)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Community college certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. 111003

Description

Computer Security Certificate
Program Synopsis


A. Course Objective: Development and guidance for increased secure IT planning, implementation, management and operation.
Description: Increase awareness of Information Technology risks, vulnerabilities, and protection requirements for new and emerging technologies.
Competencies to be achieved:


1.CIS 120 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 cr.)
2.CIS 175 COMPUTER SECURITY (3 cr.)
3.CIS 180 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING LOGIC (3 cr.)
4.CIS 260 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEMS (3 cr.)
5.CIS 275 FUNDAMENTALS OF NETWORK SECURITY (3 cr.)
6.CIS 270 NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (3 cr.)
7.BUA 100 SURVEY OF BUSINESS (3 cr.)
8.BUA 110 BUSINESS MATH APPLICATIONS (3 cr.)
9.BUA 220 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS (3 cr.)
10.ENG 101 FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I /GE (3 cr.)


B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
a. 



  1. Total In-State: $4,931.72

  2. Total Out-of-State: $6,381.72

    1. In-state: $3,404

    2. Out-of-state: $4,854




3.Books: $1512.72
4. Additional Course/Testing Fees:  $0
5. Bus Fee: $15.00 ($5 per semester * 3 semesters, Fall/Spring only).
6. Prerequisite classes for ENG 101 and BUA 110 if needed:





    1. ENG 100, 3 cr. (in-state: $276; Out-of-State: $306)

    2. MAT 071, 4 cr. (in-state: $368; Out-of-State: $408)




Totals if both prerequisites are taken:  in-state $644; out-of-state: $714


C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):





    1. CIS-120: Cengage Unlimited (Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9780357700006)-$134.99

    2. CIS-175: Fundamentals of Information Sys. Security-Text Edition: 4th 2023 (Jones+Bart, ISBN: 9781284220735) -$114.23 Print

    3. CIS-180: Programming Logic & Design 3rd Ed. (ISBN: 9781337685689) -$89.95; Microsoft Visual Basic Programs to Accompany Programming Logic & Design (ISBN: 9781285867397) - $59.35



    1. CIS-260: Microsoft Specialist Guide to MS. Windows 10 Edition: 17th (Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781285868578)- $171.60 print

    2. CIS-275: Cengage Unlimited, 1 Term – 4 Months. Edition: 1st (IACCENGAGE, ISBN: 9780357700006)- $119.99

    3. CIS-270: Introduction to Networks CCNAV7 Edition: 21 (Pearson, ISBN: 9780136633662)-$83.20 print

    4. BUA-100: Business Foundations Changing World Edition: 13th 2023 (ISBN: 9781265439743)- $187.50

    5. BUA-110: Practical Business Math Procedures – Connect Access: 14th 2023 ISBN: 9781265424145) $135.00

    6. BUA-220: Business: It’s Legal… MindTap Access 12th 2022 (ISBN: 8220123239916)- $135.89

    7. ENG-101: Curious Writer, Brief ED.-MLA Update, Edition: 5th 18 (ISBN: 9780135592083)- $53.99 rent only


    8. ENG 100 (if taken as prerequisite for ENG 101): Patterns for College Writing, Edition: 14th (ISBN: 9781319056643) - $105.53 print

    9. MAT 071 (if taken as prerequisite for BUA 110): ALEKS for Mathematics (18 Week Access Code), (ISBN: 9780072391305)- $121.50




D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition): N/A
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Trini Carr, Administrative Secretary for Business/Computer Information Systems, Physical and Wellness Education, Social Sciences.
Email: Guadalupe.Carr@azwestern.edu
Phone Number: 928-344-7689
F. Direct Website link to the program: https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Computer_Security.pdf
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: N/A
• Other additional requirements may be needed:



  • Pre-requisite for ENG 101: ENG 100 (3 credits) or appropriate score on the reading placement test

  • Pre-requisite for BUA 110: MAT 71 Pre-algebra (4 credits) or appropriate score on the math placement test



H. Refund Policy: https://www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: NO
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:


• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes,
Career Pathway: Student may continue on to obtain an AA, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, etc. in computer security and other various areas.


• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes, Arizona Western College is recognized by state and nationwide.


• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes, Higher Learning Commission
Accrediting Agency and link to website: https://www.hlcommission.org/


J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a post-secondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program. N/A

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

48

Hours

30

Entrance Requirements

Course(s)

School

Arizona Western College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

2020 S Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ 85365

Local WIB

9 - Yuma County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:

Computer Security Certificate

Name of Credential

Computer Security Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant, WIOA

Refund Policy

https://www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Higher Learning Commission

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

Yes

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$1,512.72 Costs provided are estimates and subject to change

In-State/District Tuition

$3,404.00 Costs provided are estimates and subject to change

Other Fees

$15.00 5.00 Bus pass per semester, Fall/Spring only

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$4,854.00 Costs provided are estimates and subject to change

Total In-State Program Cost

$4,931.72

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$6,381.72

Demand Occupation(s)

15-1212.00Information Security Analysts
$30.14 per hour
Required Certification: Computer Security Certificate

Provider Status

Approved

Address

2020 S. Ave 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365

Phone Number

(928) 344-7567

Fax Number

(928) 317-6048

Web Address

https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Computer_Security.pdf

Last Updated

Sep 20, 2022

Created

Oct 08, 2013

Renewal

Mar 11, 2023