Information Technology: Network Administration and Security

A degree in Information Technology: Network Administration and Security provides students with the technical skills and knowledge needed to work with computing systems and network-driven information systems. 

In this program, students build a solid foundation of current knowledge in network and system administration and security. They also develop skills in computer systems hardware and software installation, upgrade, troubleshooting, and management; as well as network design implementation, administration, and security. Eligible students can participate in the integrated technology merit fast track to start working towards their master's at the Graduate School of Technology while pursuing their bachelor's.

BS Requirements: 120 credits including 60 credits in liberal arts
AS Requirements: 60 credits including 30 in liberal arts

 

College Core Requirements

Course

BS

AS

GLLN 110 or 111 - Introduction to College Writing (or exemption)

4

4

GLLN 121 - College Writing I

4

4

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4

4

GLLN - Literature

6

3

GHSN/GPLN - American Studies*

6

3

Various - Ethnic or Judaic Studies

3

3

GSMN 130 - College Mathematics**

3

3***

GSSN/GSBN/GSCN/GSPN - Science

3 or 4

 

GCON 120 - Fundamentals of Computers with Microcomputer Applications

4

4

GCAN*** - Speech

3

 

Minimum

36

24

Note: In some cases, the above courses may satisfy requirements for both the major and the core. In addition, some of the above courses may be offered with related, optional 1-credit workshops or “topics” courses for which students may register. These courses count as liberal arts.

*Starting with the Fall 2018 semester, students who are admitted to the Bachelor’s degree program (see p. 23— Baccalaureate Transfer and Matriculation) may complete the following modified American Studies core requirement: Students may take one designated history survey course (GHSN) plus one additional course in American Studies (either GHSN or GPLN). Students who were admitted to the Bachelor’s degree program prior to Fall 2018 may also choose this option if they have not already completed this requirement. The following courses are designated as survey courses:
• GHSN 105 History of the U.S. from Settlement to 1877
• GHSN 106 History of the U.S. from 1877 to Present
• GHSN 335 America in Twentieth Century
• GHSN 202 Civilization of the Ancient World?
• GHSN 205 Emergence of the Modern World

** If a student is exempt from College Math, he or she is required to take another math course.

***Only the following courses meet the Speech requirement: GCAN 100, 101, 127 and 215.

Requirements for the Major

Course

BS

AS

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3

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3

3

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3

3

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3

3

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3/1

 

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3/1

 

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3

3

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3

 

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3

 

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3

 

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3

 

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3

 

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3

 

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3/1

3/1

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3/1

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3

 

Three approved computer science electives

9

9

Minimum

60

30

Recommended computer science electives include:

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