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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.


***Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for the program sequence. (pdf download)


Foundations of Excellence36-37 cr.
ACES100 or OPENAchieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective3 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
ENGL109Composition3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150College Algebra or Pre-Calculus3-4 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100LApplied Physics and Applied Physics Lab3 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
SOSC301Globalization and World Diversity3 cr.
STAT220Introduction to Statistics3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3) cr.
MATH140Finite Mathematics3 cr.
MATH250Discrete Structures3 cr.
STAT322Inferential Statistics3 cr.
Foundations of Business9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I3-4 cr.
BUSN210Professional Ethics3 cr.
MGMT211Management Foundations3 cr.
Foundations of Technology21 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet3 cr.
CISP111Requirements Planning and Developing3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
NETW141MS Client and Server OS3 cr.
NETW201PC Maintenance and Management3 cr.
NETW217UNIX Operating System3 cr.
Major48 cr.
IAAS224Implementing Network Security3 cr.
IAAS245Disaster Recovery3 cr.
IAAS321Securing the Infrastructure3 cr.
IAAS322Network Defense/Countermeasure3 cr.
IAAS481Information Security and Assurance3 cr.
NETW151Cisco Networking Fundamentals3 cr.
NETW152Cisco Routing and Switching3 cr.
NETW235UNIX/Linux Server Administration3 cr.
NETW241MS Implement Network Infrastructure3 cr.
NETW251Cisco Scaling Networks3 cr.
NETW252Cisco Connecting Networks3 cr.
NETW325Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
NETW326IP Telephony3 cr.
NETW341MS Plan and Implement Active Directory3 cr.
NETW490* or TECH489*Networking Internship or Field Experience in Technology3 cr.
TECH497College of Technology Capstone3 cr.
Open Electives4-6 cr.