Mar 03, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Planner for Fast Track Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Networking (A.A.S.)

Official Title: Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Networking, A.A.S. (Fast Track Option)

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

Total Credit Hours: a minimum of 61

Purpose: Provides training in computer security disciplines with three specific focus areas: security, digital forensics and networking. These degrees prepare students for entry level positions in information assurance and cybersecurity.

Additional Program Requirements

A grade of C or better is required in each Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program course requirement.

About this concentration:

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Networking (AAS.CIS.NETWORK): This program incorporates a study of data communication fundamentals together with an in-depth study of current networking architectures and protocols. Client/server and peer networks are specifically studied together with hands-on laboratory time working with Microsoft,UNIX/LINUX and Cisco systems. A combination of lecture and labs provide the basis for potential networking certifications. This program provides partial foundation for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Technician) certification exam.

Faculty Contact ( Mary Wallingsford

About this Fast Track Planner

Only students who are eligible for Fast Track may use this planner. (See Fast Track Option   in the Academic Regulations catalog section.)

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 105 - Microcomputer Operating Systems   3 credit hours     
CTS 110 - Network Essentials   4 credit hours     


Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 120 - Introduction to UNIX/LINUX   4 credit hours     
CTS 140 - Network Security Fundamentals   4 credit hours     


Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 130 - Networking 1   4 credit hours     
CTS 131 - Networking 2   4 credit hours     
CTS 234 - Windows Server   4 credit hours     


Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 230 - Networking 3   4 credit hours     
CTS 231 - Networking 4   4 credit hours     
CTS 222 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration   4 credit hours     
STM 213 - Professional Skills for STEM   1 credit hour     
Electives can be taken to achieve the 61 credits required for the award of this degree.
 0-2 credit hours    


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