Cloud and Network Cyber Security Administration (AS Degree S0884)

Business Division
Degree S0884

Cloud and Network Cyber Security Administration (CNCSA) is a two-year program leading to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. It prepares individuals for employment in the computer/information technology field in such areas as Cloud and network management and Cyber Security Administration. The curriculum is intended to help students develop skills to design, administer and manage the heterogeneous private corporate and public Cloud network with Cyber security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate Cloud and network Cyber security with various industry-leading network systems. Individual courses will assist students in preparing for related industry certification exams. The main objective of the degree is to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree should meet with a counselor or advisor for related CSU or UC bachelor's degree programs.

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Required Courses
CISN 11Telecommunications Networking3
CISN 11LTelecommunications/Networking Laboratory0.5
CISN 24Window Server Network and Security Administration3
CISN 24LWindow Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory0.5
CISN 51Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing3
CISN 51LCisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory0.5
CISS 21Network Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures3
CISS 21LNetwork Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures Laboratory0.5
CISS 23Cyber, Cloud Network Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)3
CISS 23LCyber, Cloud Network Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) Laboratory0.5
CISS 25Cyber, Cloud Network Security and Firewalls3
CISS 25LCyber, Cloud Network Security and Firewalls Laboratory0.5
CISS 29CNASM Service Learning1
Required Electives
Choose one lecture or lecture/lab combination from the following courses1-4
Windows Operating System
Linux Operating System
and Linux Operating System Laboratory
Linux Networking and Security
and Linux Networking and Security Laboratory
Principles of Information Systems Security
Operating Systems Security
Cyber Defense
Total Units23-26

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Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Administer and install virtual operating system on private or public network.
  • Manage and implement network and Cyber security.

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