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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 5.0
CISN 11 Telecomm Networking 4.0
CISN 11L (and) Telecom Network Lab
Total:   13.0
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 Srvr Ntwk&Sec Adm 4.0
CISN 24L (and) Win Srvr Ntwk&Sec Adm Lab
CISN 51 Cisco CCNA 4.0
CISN 51L (and) Cisco CCNA Lab
CISB 11 Computer Info Systems 3.0
CISN 21 (or) Windows Operating System
CISS 13 (or) Info Systems Security
CISS 15 (or) Operating Sys Security
CISS 27 (or) Cyber Defense
CISS 31 (or) Computer Forensics
CISN 31 (or) Linux Operating System  
CISN 31L (and) Linux OS Laboratory
CISN 34 (or) Linux Networking&Security  
CISN 34L (and) Linux Netwrk&Security Lab
CISP 11 (or) Programming in VB  
CISP 11L (and) Programming in VB Lab
CISP 21 (or) Programming in Java  
CISP 21L (and) Programming in Java Lab
CISP 31 (or) Programming in C++  
CISP 31L (and) Programming in C++ Lab
CISP 41 (or) Programming in C#  
CISP 41L (and) Programming in C# Lab
Total:   12.0
Certificate: Professional Networking E0716 Certificate: Prof. Windows Ope. Sys. Adm E0720 Certificate:CIS Professional Telecommun. E0718 Submit petitions to Admissions & Records w/selection of elective: CISN 21 w/selection of required elective: CISN 34/34L
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) Ntwk Vulnerabilities Lab
CISS 23 Ntwk Analysis IDS/IPS 4.0
CISS 23L (and) Ntwk 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 1.0
CISS 25 Network Security&Firewall 4.0
CISS 25L (and) Ntwk SecurityFirewall Lab
Total:   12.0
Computer Network Adm. & Sec. Mangt. S0701 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
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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