May 24, 2024  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2020-2021 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems - Networking and Cybersecurity, A.A.S.


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Computer Information Systems - Networking and Cybersecurity (303E)
Associate in Applied Science Degree

The Networking and Cybersecurity option is intended to prepare individuals to install, configure, secure, and support an organization’s network. The program covers knowledge and skills in computer information systems, operating systems and applications, network systems, and security. Graduates of this program may seek employment as an entry-level Network Administrator and/or Cybersecurity Professional and related professions. Employees in such positions would maintain network hardware and software, monitor a network to ensure network availability, perform necessary maintenance, and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures. They may also supervise computer and network support specialists. Successful completion of this program may potentially lead to professional licensure/certification. Licensure/certification may be global, national, or state-specific. This program meets requirements for the State of Pennsylvania. Requirements for other states may vary.

Program Competencies 

The student/graduate will be able to:

  • Illustrate essential computer skills in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring basic network infrastructure.
  • Illustrate essential computer skills in system security, network infrastructure, access control, and organizational security.
  • Illustrate essential computer skills in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring network operating systems.

 

Minimum - 68 credits


Second Semester (17)


Fourth Semester (16)


Note(s):


1 Productivity Applications (COMP 210) or successful completion of exemption test is the prerequisite for COMP 242.

2 Productivity Applications (COMP 210) cannot be used as the computer elective.

3 The Mathematics elective must be MATH 100 or above.

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