Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Computer Network Administration & Security Management AS S0701

Program: S0701
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
CISN 11 Telecommunications Networking 4.0
CISN 11L (and) Telecommunications/Network Lab
Total:   11.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CISS 29 CNASM Service Learning 1.0
CISN 24 Window Server Netwrk & Sec Adm 4.0
CISN 24L (and) Win Server Netwk & Sec Adm Lab
CISN 51 Cisco CCNA Netwrking & Routing 4.0
CISN 51L (and) Cisco CCNA Ntwrk & Routing Lab
CISB 11 Computer Information Systems 3.0
CISN 21 (or) Windows Operating System
CISS 13 (or) Information Systems Security
CISS 15 (or) Operating Systems Security
CISS 27 (or) Cyber Defense
CISS 31 (or) Computer System Forensics
CISN 31 (or) Linux Operating System  
CISN 31L (and) Linux Operating Systems Lab
CISN 34 (or) Linux Networking and Security  
CISN 34L (and) Linux Network & Security Lab
CISP 11 (or) Programming in Visual Basic  
CISP 11L (and) Programming in VB Lab
CISP 21 (or) Programming in Java  
CISP 21L (and) Programming in Java Laboratory
CISP 31 (or) Programming in C++  
CISP 31L (and) Programming in C++ Laboratory
CISP 41 (or) Programming in C#  
CISP 41L (and) Programming in C# Laboratory
Total:   12.0
Certificate: Professional Networking M0809 Certificate: CIS Professional Telecom M0810 Certificate: Prof. Windows Ope. Sys. Adm E0720 Submit petition:, Student Tab #45 w/selection of CISN 34/34L elective. w/selection of elective: CISN 21
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
CISS 21 Network Vulnerabilities 4.0
CISS 21L (and) Network Vulnerabilities Lab
CISS 23 Network Analysis IDS/IPS 4.0
CISS 23L (and) Network Analysis IDS/IPS Lab
Total:   14.0
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
CISS 25 Network Security and Firewalls 4.0
CISS 25L (and) Ntwrk Security & Firewall Lab
Total:   14.5
Computer Network Adm. & Sec. Mangt. S0701 Submit petition:, Student Tab #45
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at   

Required Electives

Choose one lecture or one combination lecture/lab course from the following:


Computer Information Systems


Windows Operating System


Linux Operating System
and Linux Operating System Laboratory


Linux Networking and Security
and Linux Networking and Security Laboratory


Programming in Visual Basic
and Programming in Visual Basic Laboratory


Programming in Java
and Programming in Java Laboratory


Programming in C++
and Programming in C++ Laboratory


Programming in C#
and Programming in C# Laboratory


Principles of Information Systems Security


Operating Systems Security


Cyber Defense


Computer System Forensics


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