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Computer Systems Networking - Cybersecurity - Specialization - AAS

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The goal of the Network Systems and Cyber Security is to train and educate students in the various technical areas associated with Computer Network Operations that encompasses Computer Network Defense, Computer Network Exploitation, and Computer Network Attacks. NOTE: ITNW 1380 Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications is the Capstone Course for this award.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications OR
ITMT 1358 Windows Client Operating System 3
ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I 3
Semester 2
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
XXXX #3## Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks 4
ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
Semester 3
ITMT 1357 Administering a Windows Server Operating System 3

Year 2

Semester 1
XXXX #3## Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
ITNW 1313 Computer Virtualization 3
ITSY 2330 Intrusion Detection 3
ITSY 2401 Firewalls and Network Security 4
Semester 2
ITSY 2443 Computer System Forensics 4
ITSY 1491 Special Topics in Information Technology/Security 4
ITSY 2472 Cybersecurity Challenge (Capstone) 4
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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