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Computer Network Security Degree (CNS)

Associate in Applied Science

This curriculum prepares graduates for employment as computer network security specialists in a business environment as it prepares learners for industry certification. All students must complete 23 credit hours of general education courses.

Requirements

First Semester

CIS 102Career Essentials for CIS

3

CIS 161Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 180Computer Diagnosis & Service I

3

ENG 101Rhetoric I

3

MAT 105College Algebra

4

Total Credit Hours:16

MAT 105: Or higher

ENG 101, MAT 105: These courses may be applied toward A.A.S. general education requirements.

Second Semester

CIS 132Introduction to Networking

3

CIS 165Network Security I

3

CIS 181Computer Diagnosis & Service II

3

CPS 111Business Computer Systems

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Course

3

Total Credit Hours:15

CPS 111, Humanities/Fine Arts Course: These courses may be applied toward A.A.S. general education requirements.

Third Semester

CIS 136Server Configuration & Administration

4

CIS 133Interconnecting Network Devices I

3

CIS 175Network Security II

3

 

ENG 102Rhetoric II

3

Or

SPE 101Principles of Public Speaking

3

 

Social/Behavioral Science Course

3

Total Credit Hours:16

ENG 102, SPE 101, Social/Behavioral Science Course: These courses may be applied toward A.A.S. general education requirements.

Fourth Semester

BUS 111Introduction to Business

3

CIS 233Interconnecting Network Devices II

3

CIS 253

2

CIS 265

4

Social/Behavioral Science Course

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Social/Behavioral Science Course: These courses may be applied toward A.A.S. general education requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 62

NOTE: Candidates for the Associate in Applied Science degree must earn a minimum of 23 semester hours in general education courses.