Certified Ethical Hacker Credential

Certified Ethical Hacker Credential

Credits Available

  • Computer Security (3 credits, upper division level)

Dates Valid

March 2010 through December 2019

Issuing Agency

EC-Council (International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants)

Applying for the Credit 

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Descriptions

Computer Security (aka Information Systems Security, Information Technology Security) (3 credits, upper division level)
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and topics of information technology security and risk management at the organizational level. Students learn critical security principles that enable them to plan, develop, and perform security tasks. The course addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications and policies and procedures with respect to organizational IT security and risk management.