Computer Networking and Security

Computer Networking and Security  provides students with the skills they need to succeed in today's ever-changing world of Information Technology. The program introduces Networking and Security principles to prepare students for good paying entry level IT careers.  Though not a traditional career path for women, the IT industry offers unlimited possibilities for those looking for constant challenges.

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Employment Opportunities

  • IS Technician
  • Network Technician
  • Phone Company Technician
  • Computer Repair Technician

Certifications Available

  • IC3 - Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, Living Online (Certiport)
  • A+ - Essentials & Practical Applications (Pearson VUE)
  • Network+ (Pearson VUE)
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (Pearson VUE)
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services (Pearson VUE)
  • Administering Windows Server 2012 (Pearson VUE)
  • TestOut PC Pro Certification (TestOut)
  • Network+ Network Technician (CompTIA Network+ N10-005)
  • A+ Computer Repair Technician (CompTIA A+ 220-801 and 220-802)
  • Career Readiness Certificate
  • Brainbench - Computer Fundamentals, Information Technology Terminology, Technical Help Desk, Computer Technical Support, MS Windows Administration, Networking Concepts, Network Technical support, MS Windows Desktop Administration

Salary Range

Up to $40,000/year

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Desktop Support Technician
Total Hours 870
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Computer Repair and Troubleshooting I 120
Computer Repair and Troubleshooting II 120
Network and Routing Fundamentals 150
Network/Client Operating Systems 120
Installing and Maintaining Desktop Applications 120
Career Major Capstone 120
Cyber Security Forensics Specialist
Total Hours 960
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Principles of Information Assurance 90
Network Security 90
Enterprise Security Management 90
Secure Electronic Commerce 90
Cyber Forensics 90
Career Major Capstone 120
Cyber Security Professional (Networking Emphasis)
Total Hours 1080
Required Courses Hours
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Computer Repair and Troubleshooting I 120
Computer Repair and Troubleshooting II 120
Routing and Switching 150
Principles of Information Assurance 90
Network Security 90
Enterprise Security Management 90
Secure Electronic Commerce 90
Cyber Forensics 90
Career Major Capstone 120

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For more information, call Jim Vanderford at 580-562-3181, ext. 258, or email [email protected].