Build and protect your computer networks
Learn how to design, configure and protect computer networks against cyber-attacks.
Through Montco’s Computer Networking and Cyber Security Associate of Applied Science degree program, you’ll gain the knowledge to design and build secure computer networks. This program provides a solid foundation in data communications, CISCO router configuration, server operating systems and cyber security.
Graduates are ready to take industry certification exams (such as A+, Microsoft MTA, Security+ and CISCO CCNA) and can expect to work as an entry-level network administrator, security specialist or computer support technician.
After graduation our students frequently transfer to four-year institutions offering computer networking and cyber security program.
Our associate's degree program requires extensive hands-on work in computer labs featuring state-of-the-art equipment.
- Analyze and solve computer hardware and software problems;
- Program and configure Cisco switches and routers.
- Describe the principles and components of cybersecurity.
- Apply critical thinking, team building, and problem-solving skills to design, implement, and maintain a secure local area network configuration.
General Education Requirements
|CIS 113||IT Hardware Essentials and Support||3|
|CIS 155||PC Applications on Networks||3|
|CIS 170||Introduction to Networks||3|
|CIS 171||Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials||3|
|CIS 172||Enterprise Networking, Security and Administration||3|
|CIS 1101 or CIS 111||Programming for Everyone or Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts||3|
|CIS 158||Windows Server Administration and Support||3|
|CIS 141||Introduction to Linux||3|
|CIS 275 or CIS 208||Network Security Fundamentals or Implementing CISCO Network Security||3|
|CIS 258||Advanced Windows Server Administration and Support||3|
|CIS 166||Introduction to Cloud Computing||3|
|Select two: MGT 111, CIS 142, CIS 207, CIS 208, CIS 209 or CIS 275||Principles of Management, Advanced Linux, Introduction to Computer Forensics, Implementing CISCO Network Security, Ethical Hacking, or Network Security Fundamentals||6|
|CIS 257||Network Planning, Project Management and Implementation Capstone||3|