VU – Info Tech “Support and Security Specialist”

VU Advisor: Troy Schotter     Email:     Office Phone: 812-888-4598

VU Support and Security Specialist Website

DOE Code: 5230

Program Description:  This program provides students the training required in order to plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks, data, and systems. Students who major in this degree should expect their responsibilities to continually expand as the number of risks and threats to computer users and systems continue to increase. Students will be exposed to a variety of different applications, equipment, tools, and scenarios that are all designed to give students the skills required to quickly respond to security incidents as well as assess, design, and implement security solutions in order to strengthen the security posture of an organization to protect their information and data assets. Graduates of this program may be employed as a Cyber Forensics Specialist, Information Security Analyst, Ethical Hacker/Penetration Tester, Data Security Analyst, IT Systems Administrator, or Cyber Security Specialist.

Grade Level:  12th

Length of Program: 1 year (Senior Year Only) 1/2 of the day

HS Credits per semester:  3                   HS Credits per year:  6

Fall Semester Courses:                                                                                Days/Times:
ACCT 100 Basic College Accounting                      (3 Cr Hrs)       MWF 9:00-9:50
COMP 146 Comp Config and Management      (3 Cr Hrs)       MWF 10:00-10:50
CNET 151 Info and Data Security I                          (3 Cr Hrs)       TH 9:30-11:00

*Course Fees: ACCT 100 $11.00, COMP 146 $735.00 (Student keeps the computer they build), CNET 151 $25.00
VU Technology Fees: $20 Per Credit Hour

Spring Semester Courses:                                                               Days/Times:  

*Course Fees: TBD
VU Technology Fees: $20 Per Credit Hour

Tuition: Twin Rivers pays all CTE course tuition.  Student pays fees only.

*Fees are approximate and could vary from year to year.


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