• Cybersecurity 

     

    Description

    FIRST YEAR STUDENTS:
    Cybersecurity I P introduces students to careers in network administration and information technology support services with a focus on cybersecurity. Students will receive hands-on experience that covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. In collaboration with Google, the Google IT Support Professional Certificate will be offered. This course is the first in a five-course program. It is a hands-on, online program designed

    to prepare beginner learners for entry-level jobs or continued education in information technology support. The program is exclusively developed by Google.

    Selection of skills and knowledge learned throughout the course:

    • Troubleshooting
    • Customer service
    • Networking
    • Operating systems
    • System administration
    • Security


    SECOND YEAR STUDENTS:
    Cybersecurity II P builds on the technical skills and knowledge students acquired in Cybersecurity I.

    Students will be prepared for post-secondary information technology majors and for careers in network administration and information technology support services with a focus on cybersecurity.

    Selection of skills and knowledge learned throughout the course:

    • Architecture
    • Structure
    • Functions
    • Components
    • Models of the Internet
    • Computer networks
    • Principles and structure of IP addressing
    • Fundamentals of ethernet concept

    Curriculum content is designed to prepare students for careers in Cybersecurity and Information and Communications Technology.

     

    Certifications available

    • Google Information Technology (IT) Support Professional Certificate
    • CompTIA A+
    • CISCO CCNA Cyber Ops Certification 

    Credits

    • Students receive a total of 30 elective credits
    • SLZUSD students may receive a Math Credit (Must speak with school counselor)

    Articulations/Dual Enrollment

    • College Credit available with Chabot College

    Other benefits

    • UC “g” Course Credit
    • Students have the opportunity to participate in the SkillsUSA Competition.

    Eligibility & Requirements

    • High school junior or senior
    • Student must be enrolled in one of the following districts: Castro Valley USD, Hayward USD, San Leandro USD, or San Lorenzo USD.

    Hours

    Costs

    No cost for high school students.