NETWORK SECURITY

Network Security Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree
Overview

The Network Security Associate of Science (A.S.) Degree prepares students with the requisite skills to safeguard network systems against threats as students can design and enforce security protocols, manage accounts, configure routers, repair compromised networks, and uphold regulatory constraints in business settings. In addition to understanding security fundamentals, students also understudy data communication, networking, programming and basic management skills.  Graduates can work in several careers in the fields of security and network administration as network administrator, network security manager, computer security specialist and cyber security specialist.

Courses

92 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months

Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term,
developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles Credit Hours
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 224 Professional Development 4
CSC 105 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 200 Principles of Technology 4
CSC 240 Visual Programming 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
ENG 102 Composition II 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
GEN 215 Human Dynamics 4
MNE 108 Computer Hardware Fundamentals 4
MNE 109 Computer Network Fundamentals 4
MNE 112 Administrating Windows Server 4
MNE 203 Introduction to Linux 4
MNE 210 Active Directory 4
MNE 211 Network Infrastructure 4
MNE 212 Security Certified Specialist 4
MNE 213 Computer Security Fundamentals 4
MNE 320 Certified Ethical Hacking 4
MNE 340 Network Security Infrastructure 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
MTH 201 College Algebra 4
PSA 102 Introduction to Legal Systems 4
PSY 214 Introduction to Psychology 4
Total Credit Hours 92
More

What are some websites with more information on the Computer Network Security & Forensics field?

http://www.nsa.gov/ America’s code breakers and code makers, the core missions of the NSA and CSS are to protect U.S. national security systems and to produce foreign signal intelligence information. Their website includes cryptologic heritage and historical information on the agency and its evolvement.

http://www.staysafeonline.org/ The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is the pre-eminent public-private partnership working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), corporate sponsors and partners and nonprofit collaborators to promote cyber security awareness for home users, small and medium sized businesses, and primary and secondary education.

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