Cybersecurity Networking

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Associate in Science Degree in Cybersecurity Networking

The Associate in Science Degree in Cybersecurity Networking is designed to provide students with networking skills focused on the network security. It prepares students for entry-level positions as Network Security Specialists. Students will be able to set up and administer basic computer network systems and secure them against outside intrusion. This degree also prepares students to handle security incident responses. Students will be presented with materials necessary for Cisco CCNA Security certification, CompTIA Security+ and introductory elements of (ISC)2 security program.

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FIRST YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
ENGL101N College Composition 4 0 4
CSCI101N Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 2 3 3
CSCI104N Introduction to Telecommunications 2 2 3
CSCI116N Network basics 2 2 3
General Education Core: Behavioral Social Science -OR-
General Education Core: History / Political Science
3 0 3
  16
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
CSCI216N Routing & Switching Essentials 3 3 4
CSCI150N Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 2 3
CSCI170N Linux Essentials 2 2 3
CSCI161N Introduction to Programming 2 2 3
General Core Education Requirement: Quantitative Literacy * 4 0 4
  17
SECOND YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
CSCI204N Administering Windows Server 2 2 3
CSCI211N Network Security Monitoring 2 2 3
CSCI217N Scaling Networks 2 2 3
General Education Core Requirement: English / Communications 3 0 3
General Education Core Requirement: Science** 3 2/3 4
  16
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
CSCI210N Advanced Windows Servers 2 2 3
CSCI250N CCNA Security 2 2 3
Elective in Major* 2 2 3
General Education Core: Humanities/Fine Arts OR Global Awareness 3 0 3
12
Total 61 Credits

*Includes CSCI,ELET or BCPT Courses.
** Science Elective must be 4 credits.

 

Program Outcomes

Upon the completion of the degree in Cybersecurity Networking, graduates will be able to:

  1. Set up and secure a small to medium size network.

  2. Recognize the potential security threats facing modern network.

  3. Secure network environment using firewalls, VPNs and other tools.

  4. Monitor for signs of intrusion and handle incident response.

  5. Perform configuration on routers, switches, and hardware security appliances.

  6. Preform basic system administration including management of system accounts

  7. Apply critical thinking skills in order to resolve troubleshooting and security issues.