Cyber Security/Network Technology

Associate of Science Program of Study

Suggested Plan of Study
Cyber Security/Network Technology, Associate of Science Program of Study 

Required Courses Credits

General Education Requirements
Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses.

31
Required Technical Courses Credits
CAPP 156  MS Excel 3
CSCI 116  Introduction to Python Programming 3
ITS 166 Configuring MS Windows 10 3
ITS 171 Configuring MS Server 2016 3
ITS 256 CCNA Security 3
NTS 104 CCNA 1: Intro to Networks 4
NTS 105 CCNA 2: Routing & Switching Essentials 4
NTS 204 CCNA 3: Scaling Networks 3
Restricted Elective (choose from list below) 3
Total 29
Total minimum credits required for degree 60
Preparatory Course  
CAPP 120 Intro to Computers 3
Restricted Electives
 
CAPP 110 Short Courses:  MS Outlooks 1
CSCI 181 Web Design & Programming 3
ITS 280   Computer Repair and Maintenance 3
NTS 205  CCNA 4:  Connecting Networks 3

 

First Semester Credits
^CAPP 120 3
Gen Ed Courses 13
Total 16
Second Semester Credits
Gen Ed Courses 18
Total 18
Third Semester Credits
NTS 104 (CCNA 1) 4
NTS 105 (CCNA 2) 4
ITS 166 (Windows 10) 3
CAPP 156 3
CSCI  116 3
Total 17
Fourth Semester Credits
ITS 171 (Server 2016) 3
NTS 204 (CCNA 3) 3
ITS 256 (CCNA Security) 3
Restricted Elective 3
Total

10

 

^Recommended


 

Before a student can be accepted into the Computer Systems Technology program, competency in computers must be demonstrated. This may be done by:

  • transfer of appropriate credits
  • completing the computer literacy challenge test
  • obtaining permission of CST faculty
  • taking prerequisite course (CAPP 120)
  • possessing current ACT/SAT scores in the required range
  • taking the necessary prerequisite English, math and/or computer classes identified in the catalog

 Check with an academic advisor to determine how you can meet these requirements.

Students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisities.

 

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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.