Computer Network Administration and Security Management (AS Degree S0701)

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Degree S0701

Computer Network Administration and Security Management 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 network administrator and security management administrator.

The curriculum is intended to help students develop skills to design, administer and manage the heterogeneous corporate network with security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate network security with various industry-leading network operating 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 choices to transfer to available CSU joint degree programs.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Core 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 23Network Analysis, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems3
CISS 23LNetwork Analysis, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Laboratory0.5
CISS 25Network Security and Firewalls3
CISS 25LNetwork Security and Firewalls Laboratory0.5
CISS 29CNASM Service Learning1
Required Electives
Choose one lecture or one combination lecture/lab course from the following:1-4
Computer Information Systems
Windows Operating System
Linux Operating System
and Linux Operating System Laboratory
Linux Networking and Security
and Linux Networking and Security Laboratory
Programming in Visual Basic
and Programming in Visual Basic Laboratory
Programming in Java
and Programming in Java Laboratory
Programming in C++
and Programming in C++ Laboratory
Programming in C#
and Programming in C# Laboratory
Principles of Information Systems Security
Operating Systems Security
Cyber Defense
Computer System Forensics
Total Units23-26

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

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