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Computer Engineering

Certificate - Cybersecurity Foundations

The Computer Engineering program offers an 18-unit certificate program to students seeking career opportunities in cyber security. The program aligns with the nationally defined knowledge areas and prepares the students with well-grounded fundamentals to become a professional in cyber security.

Course Requirements

CMPE 130. Advanced Algorithm Design3
CMPE 132. Information Security3
CMPE 138. Database Systems I3
CMPE 142. Operating Systems Design3
Complete one course from:
CMPE 148. Computer Networks I3
CS 158A. Computer Networks3
Complete one course from:
CMPE 181. Internet of Things Platforms3
CMPE 182. Internet of Things Security3
CS 158B. Computer Network Management3

Total Units:18