Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of their academic and internship requirements, graduates of Champlain College's undergraduate Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Program will:

1.      Describe and Analyze the hardware, software, components of a network and the interrelations.

2.      Explain networking protocols and their hierarchical relationship  hardware and software.  Compare protocol models and select appropriate protocols for a particular design.

3.      Manage multiple operating systems, systems software, network services, security. Evaluate and compare systems software and emerging technologies. 

4.      Develop solutions for networking and security problems, balancing business concerns, technical issues, and security. 

5.      Explain concepts and theories of networking and apply them to various situations, classifying networks, analyzing performance, and implementing new technologies. 

6.      Identify Infrastructure components and the roles they serve.  Design infrastructure including devices, topologies, protocols, systems software, management, and security. Analyze performance of enterprise network systems. 

7.      Effectively communicate technical information verbally, in writing, and in presentations. 

8.      Use appropriate resources to stay abreast of the latest industry tools and techniques analyzing the impact on existing systems and applying to future situations. 

9.      Explain the concepts of Confidentiality, Availability, and Integrity in Information Assurance, including physical, software, devices, policies, and people. Analyze these factors in an existing system and design implementations. 

10.  Cite and comply with relevant industry and organizational codes of conduct and ethics.


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