Curriculum: Cybersecurity and Networking Degree - Southwestern Illinois College

Cybersecurity and Networking Associate in Applied Science Degree (0007)

Catalog Year: 2021-2022

First Year

Total Semester Credits: 15
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
CISC 106 Introduction to Cybersecurity 1
CISC 161 Cisco Networking Essentials 4
CISC 162 Cisco Network Communication 4
NETW 101 Introduction to Networking 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
Total Semester Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
CISC 116 Cisco Cybersecurity Essentials 2
CISC 163 Cisco Switching and Routing 4
CISC 164 Cisco Enterprise Networking 4
  Human Relations Elective 3
  Communications Elective 3

Second Year

Total Semester Credits: 15
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
AOJ 258 Computer Forensics & Cyber Crime 3
NETW 188 Windows Server I 3
NETW 211 Digital Forensics 3
MATH 107 or higher 4
  Human Well-Being Elective 2

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Total Semester Credits: 16
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 62
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
CISC 201 Cisco Security 4
NETW 231 Ethical Hacking 3
NETW 271 Network Security 3
  Humanities OR Social Science Elective 3
  Approved Networking Elective 3
Approved Networking Electives Credits
CIS 180 Introduction to Programming 3
EET 256 Preparation for A+ Certification 3
NETW 182 Linux Operating System 3
NETW 261  Virtualization Technologies 3
NETW 295 Networking Internship 3

Prerequisites may be required for some courses.

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