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Computer Networking & Cybersecurity AS – 2914

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Computer Networking & Cybersecurity AS – 2914

The Computer Networking & Cybersecurity A.S. program combines computer information systems, liberal arts, and criminal justice coursework to prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs in Network Forensics, Information Assurance, Cybercrime Investigation, and related programs.

According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow more than 20 percent over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high, as these analysts will be needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or causing problems for computer networks.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will be able to:

1. Configure and Install end-user and server hardware and operating systems.
2. Identify system vulnerabilities and be able to assess cyber-related risks.
3. Analyze and utilize appropriate tools to protect network infrastructure and data.
4. Develop and implement proactive procedures and scripts to manage networked computers, servers and data.