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We are here to help you succeed in pursuing your academic goals. Check out all the valuable resources and learning tools available for LBCC students.

Helpful links


 

The Balance Careers

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This website gives a list of the Top 10 Careers for Computer Science Majors. For each career, the site gives job responsibilities, salary data, and employment growth potential. 

 


 
BlueJ

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This website lets you download and install a free version of BlueJ, a Java development tool used in CS 21 (Java Programming) at LBCC.

 


 
CodeBlocks

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This website lets you download and install a free version of CodeBlocks, a C++ development tool used in CS 11 (C++ Programming) at LBCC. 

 


 
C++ Institute

C++ Institute LogoThis website contains information on several programming Certifications, including C/C++, Certified Secure Software Lifecyle Professions (CSSLP), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) App Developer. For each certification, the site gives requirements for completion, tips on completing certifications exams, and career benefits from certification. 

 


 
Oracle

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This website contains information on several Oracle (vendor specific) certifications, including Java programming, Database, Oracle Database, and Oracle Applications, as well as several cloud-based certifications. 
 

 


 
Ruby Association

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This website contains information on the Certified Ruby Programmer Examination, which leads to a Ruby Programmer Certification given by the Ruby Association. 

 


 
Brainbench

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This is the website for Brainbench, which offers many different certifications, including C++ Programming, Java Programming, and Windows Application Developer. 
 

 


 
ExpertRating

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This is the website for ExpertRating, which offers programming certifications such as C++ Programming, C# Programming, and Visual Basic programming. 

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the Nation.

 

 

COS Student Learning Resources

Learning Tools/Technology for Students

 

LBCC LMS Canvas Icon      LBCC CANVAS
      Learning Management System (LMS) where you can access your course information.

 

Microsoft Icon      MICROSOFT IMAGINE
      Get free access to Microsoft Softwares exclusively at LBCC.

 

Window Icon      MICROSOFT OFFICE
 

There are several different options available if you need to use Microsoft Office:

All computer labs at both the LAC and PCC campuses have Office installed.

LBCC students are also eligible to purchase Microsoft Office products, as well as other software, at a reduced rate through CollegeBuys.org

 

Computer Labs

 

Study Center Icon      COS STUDY CENTERS
      GET ADDITIONAL SUPPORT AND ACCESS TO SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

 

Certification Icon      INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
      Earn Industry Standard Certifications as part of many courses in the Computer & Office Studies programs.

 

Keyboard Icon      TYPING TESTS
      Learn how to Earn a Typing Certificate.

 

Lab Hours Icon      COMPUTER LAB HOURS
 

  LAC – Room M-109 PCC – Room AA-206
Monday – Thursday 8 am – 9 pm 8 am – 9 pm
Friday 8 am – 4 pm 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm  

 

Student resources

 

Form Icon      STUDENT FORMS
      Find important forms about admissions and records for your academic progress.

 

calender icon      ACADEMIC CALENDAR
      View important dates for current and upcoming semesters. Downloadable PDFs of the academic calendar are also available.

 

catalog icon      COLLEGE CATALOG
      Official publication of record regarding courses offered, degree and certificate program outlines, requirements and additional policies and procedures for the campus.

 

useful cyber security resources

 

THN Cyber Security News Logo
CYBER SECURITY NEWS
News & updates from The Hacker News.

 

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CYBERSEEK
CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market.

 

ISSA LogoTHE INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY ASSOCIATION (ISSA)
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.

 

Infragard Logo INFRAGARD
InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.

 

Department of Homeland Security Logo US COMPUTER EMERGENCY READINESS TEAM
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is the Nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response, and operational integration center. Our mission is to reduce the Nation’s risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges.

 

NSA-CSS Logo NATIONAL CENTERS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN CYBER DEFENSE
The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise for the Nation.