Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Graduates of the Data Assurance & IT Security Program are prepared for a career in computer network and Internet security. Responsibilities include developing information security strategies, performing analyses, installing security software, monitoring network traffic, and developing emergency plans.
With the increased concern over computer security issues, employers are looking for people with skills in this area. Graduates secure jobs such as security specialists, network specialists, security technicians, security support specialists, and security assistants. Students should consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the CIS program.
|PCT-112||Windows Server Fundamentals||(3)|
|PCT-120||Cisco Networking I||(4)|
|PCT-122||Cisco Networking II||(4)|
|PCT-124||Cisco Networking III||(4)|
|PCT-126||Cisco Networking IV||(4)|
|PCT-130||Intro to Network Security Fundamentals||(3)|
|PCT-132||Advanced Network Security||(3)|
|PCT-275||Cisco Firewall Design||(4)|
|ENG-103||Composition II, or|
|ENG-105||Business Communications, or|
|ENG-110||Introduction to Technical Writing||(3)|
|SPH-131||Fundamentals of Communication||(3)|
|MTH-120||College Algebra, or|
|MTH-160||Topics From Finite Mathematics, or|
|MTH-220||Elements of Statistics||(3)|
|BUS-170||Intro to Organizational Behavior, or|
|PSY-170||General Psychology, or|
|SOC-190||Introduction to Sociology||(3)|