Computer & Network Security

Bachelor of Science


General Studies Core (33 credits)

CTA 206 Available Online Computer Applications

ECO 105 Available Online Fundamentals of Economics

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II

ENG 131 Available Online Public Speaking

HUM 360 Available Online Human World Views: 3500 BCE–1650 AD

HUM 361 Available Online Human World Views: 1650 AD–Present

MAT 121 Available Online College Math I

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction to Critical Thinking

PSY 101 Available Online  Introduction to Psychology

Natural Science Elective

Humanities Elective (3 credits):

Choose one courses from:
ART, BBM 319 Available Online, COM 245 Available Online, CUL, DRA, DSN 110 Available Online, ENG 360 Available Online, ENG 310 Available Online, ETN, HIS 230 Available Online, HUM, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, SPA, TEC 215, VMG 311 Available Online, VMG 312 Available Online, VMG 313 Available Online.

Social Science Elective (3 credits):

Choose one course from HIS, POL, PSY, SOC

Support Core (21 credits)

CRJ 101 Available Online Survey of Criminal Justice

CRJ 411 Available Online Criminal Evidence and Procedures

LES 330 Available Online Cyber Law

LES 331 Available Online Electronic Discovery

MAT 122 Available Online College Math II

MAT 308 Available Online Inferential Statistics

PHI 314 Available Online  Ethics for Computer Professionals

Security Core (42 credits)

SEC 100 Available Online Introduction to Computer Hardware and Operation

SEC 210 Available Online Principles and Practices of Information Security

SEC 230 Available Online Introduction to Linux

SEC 235 Available Online Networks and Telecommunications

SEC 250 Available Online Operating System and Computer Systems Security

SEC 290 Available Online Introduction to Programming with Python

SEC 310 Available Online Cryptography: Algorithms and Applications

SEC 335 Available Online Linux for Systems Administrators

SEC 340 Available Online Windows Operating Systems and Systems Administration

SEC 350 Available Online Introduction to Computer Forensics

SEC 410 Available Online  Operating Systems Security: Web and Data Security

SEC 420 Available Online  Data Integrity, Computer Forensics,and Disaster Recovery

SEC 435 Available Online Advanced Network Management

SEC 450 Available Online Protecting Your Network: Firewall and Perimeter Security


College of Technology Elective (3 credits)

Choose one course from the following:


Free Electives (15 credits)

CAP (Community and Academic Partnerships)/Co-op Program

In order to provide relevant work experience, students in the Computer and Network Security (CNS) degree program have the option of completing six credit hours via a co-op assignment. The co-op option for CNS is the equivalent of two semester courses, for a total of six credit hours. Students can complete their CNS degree with 120 credit hours, whether they choose the co-op option or not. Because each co-op experience is individually designed, students must inform the Director of the CAP/Co-op program and the CNS Program Chair one semester before they would like to begin a co-op assignments.

In order to be eligible, students must first have completed two core courses in residence and at least 60 credits, plus a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

For additional information on the CAP/Co-op program option, please see the website:

Minimum Grade Policy

The Computer & Network Security program has set a minimum passing grade of "C-" for program core courses. Students receiving a grade lower than "C-" in any required core course must retake that course.

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2015 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.