Learning Outcomes

Associate in Applied Science Degree

The Computer Network and Systems degree program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain a position in the Networking.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of computer hardware and software;
  • demonstrate basic understanding of network security;
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of a router or a switch
  • administer and maintain a computer network;
  • list basic steps in troubleshooting a network;
  • utilize Microsoft tools; and
  • present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing.


Associate in Applied Science Degree Network Security Administration

The Network Security Administration degree program provides a foundation in network security and provides students with the skills necessary to obtain positions as cybersecurity analysts, and technical security support personnel.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • demonstrate competency in using basic computer hardware, and operating systems
  • demonstrate basic understanding of network security;
  • list basic steps for hardening computers;
  • utilize Linux command tools;
  • assess technical vulnerabilities, implement cybersecurity and information assurance best practices;
  • discuss defense mechanisms in complex IT infrastructure; and
  • present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing.