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Cisco Certified Network Professional Security Credential

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Credits Available

  • CSS 435: Fundamentals of Network Security (3 credits, upper division level)
  • ITE 145: Fundamentals of Information Systems Security (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software (1 credit, lower division level)

Dates Valid

May 2012 through May 2022

Issuing Agency

Cisco Systems

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

CSS 435: Fundamentals of Network Security (3 credits, upper division level)
Equivalent to CSS 435 at Charter Oak State College (COSC).

ITE 145: Fundamentals of Information Systems Security (3 credits, lower division level)
Equivalent to ITE 145 at Charter Oak State College (COSC).

Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software (1 credit, lower division level)
Introductory knowledge of computer hardware and software used within networks, including but not limited to wired, networks, wireless networks, and cloud computing.