May 22, 2022  
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum 
    
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology-Network Administration and Security, BAS


180 Credits

Overview

The BAS degree in Information Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of information technology (IT) positions, such as network and computer systems administrators, information security analysts, or computer support specialists. Successful graduates of the BAS degree in Information Technology program will be able to:

  1. Plan, implement, administer, and support appropriate information technologies and systems to help an organization achieve its goals and objectives. Information technologies and systems may include: servers, client computers, mobile devices, operating systems, network applications, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networks, network segments, intranets, and so on.
  2. Analyze the security vulnerabilities of an organization’s information technology resources.
  3. Plan and implement security measures and practices for an organization’s information technology resources.
  4. Evaluate user needs, and use those needs to plan the implementation of information technology systems that meet those needs.
  5. Prepare for industry certification exams.

This degree provides students with the opportunity to acquire a deep technical foundation and competency in network administration and security. Students will learn how to plan, implement, administer, and support appropriate information technologies and systems to help an organization achieve its goals and objectives. Information technologies and systems may include: servers, client computers, mobile devices, operating systems, network applications, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networks, network segments, intranets, and so on. Students will learn how to analyze the security vulnerabilities of an organization’s IT resources, and how to plan and implement security measures and practices for those resources.

Entry Requirements:


To enter this program, students must have an associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

The following IT courses, or their equivalents, are strongly recommended before entering this program because they contain foundational knowledge upon which the upper-division IT courses builds:

Graduation Requirements:


Students must attain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

For more information about this degree please contact the Green River IT faculty at itdegrees@greenriver.edu

Requirements


Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)


Humanities (10 credits)


Social Sciences (10 credits)


Natural Sciences (10 credits)


  • Five credits Natural Science lab course in List A from AA-DTA  degree Credits: 5
  • Five credits of Natural Science List A or List B course from AA-DTA  degree Credits: 5

Additional General Education (10 credits)


  • Ten credits from Humanities, Social Science, or Natural Science courses from AA-DTA  degree.

Information Technology Electives (45 credits)


  • Information Technology or Computer Science courses numbered 100 or higher

Electives (20 credits)


  • 20 credits from any courses numbered 100 or higher