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Cyber Security

District 11 partners with Pikes Peak State College to offer junior and seniors access to the accelerated CAREER START program in CYBER SECURITY. This two year program provides students 46 COLLEGE CREDITS toward their Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Cyber Security. For students who cannot make the two-year program fit into their schedule, this web page includes links to related Career & Technical Education pathways as well as where students can find cyber security and related technologies included in other CTE programs.


 

HOW TO GET STARTED IN CAREER START

CAREER START PROGRAMS THROUGH D11

 

 

COURSES IN PROGRAM

PPSC CAREER START CYBER SECURITY I (year one)

CNG 1020 A+ Certification Preparation (4)

CNG 1031 Principals of Information Assurance (3)

CIS 2023 Linux (3)

CNG 1024 Networking I: Network + (3)

CNG 1032 Network Security Fundamentals (3)

CNG 1042 Introduction to Cloud Computing Concepts (5)

PPSC CAREER START CYBER SECURITY II (year two)

CNG 1032 Network Security Fundamentals (3)

CNG 2061 Cisco Network Associate II (5)

CNG 1042 Introduction to Cloud Computing Concepts (5)

CNG 1002 Local Area Networks (3)

CNG 2057 Network Defense & Counter Measures (3)

CSC 2017 Advanced Python Programming (3)

CNG 2070 Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate, Security (3)

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

SkillsUSA is a competitive national Career and Technical Student Organization giving students an opportunity to learn and compete state-wide and nationally

 

 

 

VEX Robotics is a competitive space for students to learn to control robotics systems, work in teams and collaborate to achieve great heights.

 

 


COLLEGE CREDITS AND INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

COLLEGE CREDITS

PPSC Career Start CYBER SECURITY 1 = 21 credits

PPSC Career Start CYBER SECURITY II = 25 Credits


RELATED DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS)

Cybersecurity Management, Bachelor of Science and Innovation

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

CompTIA certifications are the industry standard.

ISC2 Cybersecurity Solutions


 

Concurrent Enrollment

Go to d11.org (concurrent-enrollment subpage)

(click here to got to D11 Concurrent Enrollment page)

RECOMMENDED COLLEGE COURSES

Courses listed here appear in the degree plan(s) associated with the pathway

(GT) Guaranteed Transfer courses will transfer to any public college in Colorado.

CSC 1005 Computer Literacy

or

CIS 108 Intro to PC Applications (3) (can be earned in CTE pathways)

COM 1250 Interpersonal Communication (GT:SS3)

MAT 1340 College Algebra (GT:MA1)

ENG 1031 Tech Writing (GT:CO1) (required in PPSC Cyber Security & Computer Networking, AAS)

SOC 2018 Sociology of Diversity (GT:SS3) (required in PPSC Cyber Security AAS)

WORK-BASED LEARNING

Work-Based learning

(click here to got to D11 Work-Based Learning page)