Network Security AS

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    Dale Mabry
AS.NST.SEC (60 Credit Hours) | Part of the Information Technology Subject

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The network security AS degree prepares you to assist business and industry in defending against cyber security attacks.

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
†CTS 1106 Introduction to Linux - 3 cr.
*†CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking - 3 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
Natural Science General Education CORE - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

†AMH 2020 Modern American History or †POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
†CET 1172C PC Upgrading and Repair: Hardware - 3 cr.
†CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security - 3 cr.
†CTS 2301C Linux Administration I - 3 cr.
**Elective - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

†CGS 2091 Information Technology: Ethical and Legal Issues - 3 cr.
†CTS 2322 Linux Administration II - 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

†CET 1174C PC Upgrading and Repair: Software - 3 cr.
†CIS 2359C Information Assurance: Network Systems - 3 cr.
Mathematics General Education CORE - 3 cr.
**Elective - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

†CEN 2939 Network Administrator Capstone - 3 cr.
†CGS 1103 Project Management - 3 cr.
†CIS 2353 Security Management and Penetration Testing - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.

**Select 6 credit hours from the following:

CEN 2904 Special Topics in Networking - 3 cr.
CEN 2905 Special Topics in Networking - 3 cr.
CEN 2930-33 Special Topics in Networking - 3 cr.
†CET 1600 Cisco Network Fundamentals - 3 cr.
†CET 1610 is Cisco Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials - 3 cr.
†CNT 2510 Wireless Networking - 3 cr.
†CTS 1303 Enterprise Operating Systems I - 3 cr.

*Permission of instructor required for concurrent enrollment with the prerequisite.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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Dale Mabry
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