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Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Computer Network Administration and Security Management, AS

Business Division
Degree S0701

Computer Network Administration and Security Management is a two-year program leading to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. It prepares individuals for employment in the computer/information technology field in such areas as network administrator and security management administrator.

The curriculum is intended to help students develop skills to design, administer and manage the heterogeneous corporate network with security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate network security with various industry-leading network operating systems. Individual courses will assist students in preparing for related industry certification exams.

The main objective of the degree is to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree should meet with a counselor or advisor for choices to transfer to available CSU joint degree programs.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

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    • Computer Network Administration and Security Management, AS

      Business Division
      Degree S0701

      Computer Network Administration and Security Management is a two-year program leading to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. It prepares individuals for employment in the computer/information technology field in such areas as network administrator and security management administrator.

      The curriculum is intended to help students develop skills to design, administer and manage the heterogeneous corporate network with security emphasis. The courses examine and illustrate network security with various industry-leading network operating systems. Individual courses will assist students in preparing for related industry certification exams.

      The main objective of the degree is to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree should meet with a counselor or advisor for choices to transfer to available CSU joint degree programs.

      This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Core Courses
      CISN 11Telecommunications Networking3
      CISN 11LTelecommunications/Networking Laboratory0.5
      CISN 24Window Server Network and Security Administration3
      CISN 24LWindow Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory0.5
      CISN 51Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing3
      CISN 51LCisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory0.5
      CISS 21Network Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures3
      CISS 21LNetwork Vulnerabilities and Countermeasures Laboratory0.5
      CISS 23Network Analysis, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems3
      CISS 23LNetwork Analysis, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Laboratory0.5
      CISS 25Network Security and Firewalls3
      CISS 25LNetwork Security and Firewalls Laboratory0.5
      CISS 29CNASM Service Learning1
      Required Electives
      Choose one lecture or one combination lecture/lab course from the following:1-4
      CISB 11
      Computer Information Systems
      CISN 21
      Windows Operating System
      CISN 31
      31L
      Linux Operating System
      and Linux Operating System Laboratory
      CISN 34
      34L
      Linux Networking and Security
      and Linux Networking and Security Laboratory
      CISP 11
      11L
      Programming in Visual Basic
      and Programming in Visual Basic Laboratory
      CISP 21
      21L
      Programming in Java
      and Programming in Java Laboratory
      CISP 31
      31L
      Programming in C++
      and Programming in C++ Laboratory
      CISP 41
      41L
      Programming in C#
      and Programming in C# Laboratory
      CISS 13
      Principles of Information Systems Security
      CISS 15
      Operating Systems Security
      CISS 27
      Cyber Defense
      CISS 31
      Computer System Forensics
      Total Units23-26

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    Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu

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