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Certified Ethical Hacker Credential

Credit Recommendations

  • Computer Security: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates 

March 2010 through December 2019

Issuing Agency

EC-Council (International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants)

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

Computer Security (aka Information Systems Security, Information Technology Security): 3 credits, upper division level
Equivalent to CSS 437 - Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling
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.