Computer Network Engineering Technology - Cyber-Security Major (NETCCS)

Description

The Computer Network Engineering Technology - Cyber-Security Major combines technical knowledge and skills with understanding of security planning, risk mitigation, and related documentation requirements.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and are prepared to assist organizations that must comply with federal or state government regulations related to information security, or must meet payment card industry requirements to safeguard customer information or other sensitive data.

Related Programs

Program Code

NETCCS.AAS

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Analyze IT networks for security vulnerabilities
  • Document and verify the proper functioning of IT systems
  • Oversee plans for improvements to IT systems, data access, and IT integrity and compliance
  • Design and implement project management plans for IT systems upgrades
  • Analyze and determine information that must be protected, how it is protected, and accessed
  • Communicate technical requirements and budget needs to business managers

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • IT Security Compliance Technician
  • Regulatory Compliance Assistant

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$15/hr to $20/hr

Employment Outlook

According to the U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in IT security and compliance are expected to grow by 37 percent through 2022, which is much faster than the average for all careers. Individuals skilled in both IT security and regulatory compliance are in high demand.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Banks and Credit Unions
  • Hospitals and large physician groups

Co-op Salary Projections

$12/hr

Curriculum

Computer Network Engineering Technology - Cyber-Security Major (NETCCS)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
NETC 121 Network Communications 1 ( B) 2 2 3
MAT 131 Statistics 1 ( G) 2 2 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
MGT 130 Project Management ( B) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
CIT 190 Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies ( T) 1 0 1
Semester 2      
NETC 122 Network Communications 2 ( T) 2 2 3
NETC 170 Governance and Management of IT ( B) 3 3 4
NETB 155 Server Administration 1 ( B) 3 2 4
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 3      
Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 1 (T) *   1 40 2
Semester 4      
NETC 180 Information Risk Management ( T) 3 3 4
NETC 230 Network Security Design ( T) 2 2 3
COMM 110 Public Speaking ( B) 3 0 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
PHY XXX Physics Elective (G)   2 2 3
Semester 5      
NETC 240 Emerging Topics in Computer Network Engineering Technology ( T) 2 3 3
NETC 280 IT Documentation ( T) 3 3 4
NETC 290 Computer Network Engineering Technology Capstone Project ( T) 2 2 3
IT 215 Scripting ( T) 2 2 3
Semester 6      
Cooperative Education or Transfer Elective 2 (T) *   1 40 2
Total Credits:   47 108 61

Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective  
PHI 110 Ethics 3
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology 3
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Physics Elective  
PHY 150 Introduction to Physics 3
PHY 151 Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based 4
PHY 201 Physics 1: Calculus-Based 5
Cooperative Education or Transfer Electives *  
NETC 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Computer Network Engineering Technology 2
NETC 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Computer Network Engineering Technology 2
IT 101 .NET Programming 1 3
IT 110 HTML with CSS and JavaScript 4
IT 111 Database Design and SQL 1 4
IT 115 Operating Systems Administration 1 3
IT 161 Java Programming 1 4
*

Program Chair approval is required for students planning to take a Transfer Elective course rather than participate in cooperative education. 

Contacts

Program Chair
Paul Weingartner, PE, BS
(513) 569-1776
Co-op Coordinator
Noelle Grome, ME, MA
(513) 569-4693
noelle.grome@cincinnatistate.edu