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  • Classes are 5, 8 or 12 weeks long to reach your goals faster
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Computer Science Information Systems

CSIS 280 - Penetration Testing (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CSIS 270 with a grade of C or better (or concurrent enrollment). This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts of penetration testing. Students will learn how to utilize a variety of industry-standard tools and techniques for all phases of penetration testing. Students will also gain an understanding for the importance of proper planning, communication, and report writing. This course helps prepare students for the current CompTIA Pentest+ certification exam.

MCC-Blue River

Class # 15778Instructor: Brian Hurley Session Eight Week - First
LectureTime: 09:30AM-11:10AMDays: RHybrid - classroom & on-line Dates: 01/16/24-03/09/24
LabTime: 11:20AM-01:00PMDays: RHybrid - classroom & on-line Dates: 01/16/24-03/09/24
NotesThis is a 1st 8-week course that offers both video conferencing and in-person instructional options at the days/times listed. Students choose whether they attend virtually or in person.  Video conferencing (Zoom) link will be posted in Canvas at Significant graded and non-graded learning activities and communication are required via Canvas between class sessions. Please check your schedule to determine the appropriate campus for book purchase or online at
EnrollmentTo enroll, you'll need the class # (e.g. 46421) for each of your selected classes.
TextbooksTo find textbooks, required for your class, you'll need to know the class#, campus and term.
Support ServicesStudents with documented disabilities may request assistance at Disability Support Services offices.

Instructional expenses may change per semester basis; refer to the Tuition page for more information about tuition and Instructional expenses.

The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.

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