Networking & Cyber Security

Networking & Cyber Security I & II

Course Title: Networking & Cyber Security I & II
Course Instructor: Dave Berryman
Length/Credits: 3 period block/3 credits per semester
Semesters Offered: 4 semesters
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University – 36 Credits

Course Competencies and Requirements

  • Students work toward a Vincennes Associate Degree
  • Learn the basics of cyber security through labs and activities
  • Perform some of the routine tasks of a cyber-crime and computer forensics investigator
  • Learn how to ethically hack computer systems
  • Perform activities and labs that enable you to become a Windows 10 technician
  • Learn how to build a virtual environment and keep them safe
  • Engage in activities that can help you become a pro in data security
  • Through labs and hands on learning how to build your own CISCO Network
  • Opportunity to earn CISCO certification
  • Opportunity to earn CompTIA A+ certification

Dual Credit Information for 2022-23

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
CNET 146 Introduction to Network Operations Security 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 151 Information and Data Security I 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 155 Basic Cyber Crime and Computer Forensics 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 236 Operating Systems I 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 246 Fundamentals in Network Operations and Security 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 251 Information and Data Security II 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 255 Advanced Researches in Cyber Crime and Forensics 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 227 Cyber Security Operations 3 Credits Vincennes University
CNET 237 Operating Systems II 3 Credits Vincennes University
COMP 146 Computer Configuration and Management I 3 Credits Vincennes University
COMP 177 Introduction to Programming Logic, Design and Development 3 Credits Vincennes University
COMP 232 Business Driven Communications and Networking 3 Credits Vincennes University

Academic Standards for Success

  • Use technology to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
  • Understand the organization of a reading passage, and identify the main and supporting ideas.
  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.

NOTICE: Students in this program may be assigned to a Brownsburg or Wayne Township location based on considerations such as program enrollment numbers and the student’s home high school. The Area 31 Enrollment Committee makes enrollment decisions, and placement decisions are made by Area 31 Career Center administration.

Priority enrollment is given to students who have successfully completed prior coursework in this associate degree-granting Area 31 Early College Career Center program. Any questions regarding Early College Career Center programming should be directed to Counselor Erin Dietrich at or Vincennes University Site Manager Maria Srnka at