Simplifying the path
This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.
Consult with a Los
Medanos Counselor for help planning your schedule. Visit the Networking & Security Website
for more information. The Computer Science Department also offers degrees in Computer Support Specialist
and Computer Science.
Degrees and Certificates:
Note: We recommend that students complete ENGL-090 or assess into ENGL-100 before taking many classes.
|COMSC-121||GE/Electives (AS only)|
|COMSC Elective*||Advanced Certificate|
|GE/Electives (AS only)|
The Networking and Security Basic and Advanced Certificate of Achievement program will prepare students for jobs in computer forensics and/or networking. These jobs require excellent technical skills and the ability to investigate and solve problems or crimes. Most organizations require network specialists. Given the rise in computer crimes, viruses, and computer hacking, the need for computer forensics professionals has increased in the government and in the private sector.
Network and Computer Systems Administrator: $24.44-$58.13
Information Security Analysist: $30.31 - $67.78/hour
Note: Some positions require a BS Degree in Computer Science or related field.
The Associate of Science in Networking and Security requires completion of 31-32 units of coursework listed above as well as the general education requirements. Please consult with a Los Medanos College counselor to create your educational plan.
The Certificate of Achievement (Basic) requires completion of 16 units of coursework listed above.
The Certificate of Achievement (Advanced) requires completion of 31-32 units of coursework listed above.