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The Bachelor of Science in Network Security program prepares students to create and implement network security policies for an organization. In addition to network security fundamentals, this program also includes the knowledge and skills to perform administrative oversight of disaster recovery, information assurance, and other network security policies. Hands-on coursework will provide more advanced security skills in a variety of hardware and software environments. The courses in the program cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams in the area of network security.


Foundations of Excellence 36-37 cr.
ACES100 Achieving Career and Education Success 3 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL311 Professional Writing 3 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 College Algebra 3 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100L Applied Physics and Applied Physics Lab 3 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
SOSC301 Globalization and World Diversity 3 cr.
STAT220 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: (3-4) cr.
MATH140 Finite Mathematics 3 cr.
MATH150 Pre-Calculus 4 cr.
STAT322 Inferential Statistics 3 cr.
Foundations of Business 9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201 Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I 3-4 cr.
BUSN210 Professional Ethics 3 cr.
MGMT211 Management Foundations 3 cr.
Foundations of Technology 21 cr.
BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet 3 cr.
CISP111 Requirements Planning and Developing 3 cr.
GPMT287 Principles of Project Management 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
NETW141 MS Client and Server OS 3 cr.
NETW201 PC Maintenance and Management 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
Major 48 cr.
IAAS224 Implementing Network Security 3 cr.
IAAS245 Disaster Recovery 3 cr.
IAAS321 Securing the Infrastructure 3 cr.
IAAS322 Network Defense/Countermeasure 3 cr.
IAAS325 Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
IAAS481 Information Security and Assurance 3 cr.
NETW151 Cisco Networking Fundamentals 3 cr.
NETW152 Cisco Routing and Switching 3 cr.
NETW235 UNIX/Linux Server Administration 3 cr.
NETW241 MS Implement Network Infrastructure 3 cr.
NETW251 Cisco Scaling Networks 3 cr.
NETW252 Cisco Connecting Networks 3 cr.
NETW326 IP Telephony 3 cr.
NETW341 MS Plan and Implement Active Directory 3 cr.
NETW490 or TECH489 Networking Internship or Field Experience in Technology 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Open Electives 4-6 cr.