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Computer Networking Technology

AS – Network Security and Administration

Program Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the Network Security and Administration AS degree, students will be able to analyze, design, and document computer and network specifications to meet client needs.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network Security and Administration AS degree, students will be able to demonstrate professional behavior such as working in a team and communicating in a professional manner.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network Security and Administration AS degree, students will be able to explain the basic objectives of cybersecurity and the importance of information security.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network Security and Administration AS degree, students will be able to install, configure, and manage computer and network hardware.
  • Upon successful completion of the Network Security and Administration AS degree, students will be able to install, configure, and manage operating systems.

Freshman Year

  • CNT 50 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems) or
    • CIS 65 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems)
  • CNT 51 (Comptia’s A+ Certification Computer Technician)
  • CNT 52 (Networking Fundamentals)
  • CNT 62A (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA I)
  • Electives Tracks*
  • General Education Courses§

Sophomore Year

  • CNT 62B (Cisco Networking Academy CCNA II)
  • CNT 43 (Professional Communications)
  • Electives Tracks*
  • General Education Courses§

Total Units Required 60

§ Program-based General Education 3-unit requirement: CIS 50 (Introduction to Computing and Information Technology)

*Electives Tracks

Select from the following:

Network and Wireless Security Track

  • CNT 67 (WiFi Cisco & CWNA)
  • CNT 68 (Computer Forensics I)
  • CNT 69 (Network Security Sec+)

Network Administration Track

  • CNT 55 (Windows Server)
  • CNT 56 (Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure)
  • CNT 57 (Implementing Windows Active Directory Services)

Network Analysis Track

  • CNT 74.1 (Introduction to Linux/Unix, Linux+)
  • CNT 75.1 (WhiteHat Hacker Penetration Testing)
  • CNT 75.2 (Wireshark, TCP/IP Analysis and Network Troubleshooting)

Computer Operating System Security Track

  • CNT 55 (Windows Server)
  • CNT 69 (Network Security Sec+)
  • CNT 74.1 (Intro to Linux/Unix, Linux+)
  • CNT 75.2 (Wireshark, TCP/IP Analysis and Network Troubleshooting)

Computer Forensics Track

  • CNT 68 (Computer Forensics I)
  • CNT 70 (Computer Forensics II)
  • CNT 75.1 (WhiteHat Hacker Penetration Testing)