Cybersecurity Networking

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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ENGL101N College Composition 4 0 4
CSCI101N PC Architecture and Operating Systems 2 3 3
CSCI104N Introduction to Telecommunications 2 2 3
CSCI116N Network basics 2 2 3
General Education Core: Social Science 3 0 3
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 Education Core: Quantitative Literacy 4 0 4
CSCI204N Administering Windows Server 2 2 3
CSCI217N Scaling Networks 2 2 3
CSCI211N Network Security Monitoring 2 2 3
General Education Core: Science** 4 0 4
General Education Core: Behavioral Social Science 3 0 3
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
Total 61 Credits

*Can be CSCI, EET or BCPT

**Science 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.