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Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Design XINC 3110

Cybersecurity Professionals Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​The Overview of Industrial Control Systems badge will present the basic architecture of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). Students will become familiar with the components of an ICS and the Purdue reference model for Industrial Systems.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe Industrial Control Systems and the Purdue Model
  • Identify controllers, devices, and sensors
  • Describe the need for a Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Differentiate between Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Describe a Safety Instrumented System (SIS)
  • Identify IT & ICS Differences
  • Describe ICS Life Cycle Challenges
  • Differentiate between Physical and Cyber Security​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Design (XINC 3110) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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