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Networking and Security AS Degree

The Associate of Science degree and certificate curriculum in Networking and Security will prepare students for entry-level positions and professional advancement in public, private, and governmental agencies.  Entry-level employment opportunities consist of positions such as Security Specialist and Network Administrator. In order to earn an AS degree, students must complete all graduation requirements.

Networking and Security
AS Degree or Advanced Certificate of Achievement
 
Required Courses
Units
COMSC 010
Introduction to Computer Networking
2
COMSC 011 Introduction to Network Operating Systems
2
COMSC 012
Introduction to Network Security
2
COMSC 037
Help Desk - Customer Technical Support
3
COMSC 040
Introduction to Computers
4
COMSC 080 A Survey of Operating Systems
3
COMSC 120 Introduction to Computer Forensics
3
COMSC 121 Computer Forensics Investigations and Analysis
3
COMSC 123 Computer Ethics
3
 
Units (Subtotal):
25
     
ELECTIVES - Select TWO electives from the list below:
COMSC 041 Programming with VB.NET
3
COMSC 044 Introduction to C++, Part 1
3
COMSC 051 Introduction to Java Programming
3
COMSC 056 Programming Logic and Design
3
COMSC 124 Program Design & Data Structures
4
 
Units (Subtotal):
6 or 7
Total units for the major:
31 or 32

Students obtaining an AS degree will need to complete the IGETC requirements or LMC's associate degree requirements to reach 60+ units based on the courses the student needs to complete.

Checklist for AS Degree/Advanced Certificate of Achievement

Networking and Security
Basic Certificate of Achievement
 
Required Courses
Units
COMSC 010
Introduction to Computer Networking
2
COMSC 011 Introduction to Network Operating Systems
2
COMSC 012
Introduction to Network Security
2
COMSC 040
Introduction to Computers
4
COMSC 080 A Survey of Operating Systems
3
COMSC 120 Introduction to Computer Forensics
3
Total units for the major:
16

 

Students obtaining an Basic or Advanced certificate of achievement will need to complete LMC's English and Math competency requirements by either completing the following courses, or assessing above the level of these courses:

MATH 009 Arithmetic Skills with Applications
4
ENGL 090 Integrated Reading, Writing and Critical Thinking
5

Checklist for BASIC Certificate of Achievement

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