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Cisco Certified Network Professional Security Credential

Credit Recommendation

  • 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

Effective Dates 

May 2012 through May 2022

Issuing Agency

Cisco Systems

How to Apply for the Credit

Credit Recommendation Details / Competencies

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.