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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology-Cybersecurity and Networking, BAS


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180 Credits

Overview

The BAS degree in Cybersecurity and Networking is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of information technology (IT) positions, such as information security analysts, network and computer systems administrators or computer support specialists.

This degree provides students with the opportunity to acquire a deep technical foundation and competency in cybersecurity and networking. 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. Students will learn how to plan, implement, administer, secure, 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.

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

Program Website: Information Technology | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/information-technology/

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:


  • Completion of an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Students must attain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on all college-level courses.

Program Outcomes


Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  1. Analyze the security vulnerabilities of an organization’s information technology resources.
  2. Plan and implement security measures and practices for an organization’s information technology resources.
  3. 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.
  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.

General Education Requirements


Communication Skills (15 credits)


Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)


Choose one of the following:

Humanities (10 credits)


Ten credits from the list of Humanities/Fine Arts/English Distribution  courses.

Social Science (10 credits)


Natural Science (10 credits)


Five credits Natural Science lab course in List A from distribution course list . Five credits of Natural Science List A or List B course from distribution course list .

Additional General Education (10 credits)


Ten credits from Humanities , Social Science , or Natural Science  courses from distribution course list.

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

Notes


Last Revised


7/1/2019

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