Associate of Science in Computer and Network Security – 2506

Career Pathway: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Location(s): Courses for this program are offered at all BC locations.
Program Entrance Requirements: HS Diploma or GED
Program Description: The Computer and Network Security Associate in Science degree, offered at the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, prepares students for employment opportunities as Information Security Analysts. It is designed for students seeking the skills set needed to be successful in their careers as Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer Network Architects, and Computer Systems Analysts. Visit the program’s website for more information.

Build Your Education

  • IT Support Specialist (TC 1) 6337
  • Information Technology (TC 2) 6338
  • Cybersecurity (TC 3) 6341
  • Computer and Network Security AS 2506
  • Bachelor of Applied Science

Recommended Course Sequence

Full TimePart TimeCourse IDDescriptionCreditsTC 1TC 2TC 3
Total Program Credit Hours60182730
Term 1Term 1 ISM1149CSTEM IT Skills and Competencies3
 COP1000CIntroduction to Programming3XX
Term 2 ENC1101Composition I3
 CTS1133CA+ Comprehensive4XXX
Term 2Term 3 CTS1134CNetwork+4XXX
Statistics (Recommended)
Survey of Mathematics
Term 4 CIS1513CProject Management and Project+4XXX
Term 3Term 5 COP1700CIntroduction to Database and Mysql3E TC 1XE
Introduction to Philosophy
Theatre Appreciation (Recommended)
Term 4Term 6 CTS2120C
Term 7 CET2688CSystem Security Practitioner (SSCP)4X
 EVR1001Environmental Science (Recommended)3
Term 5Term 8CIS4361Information Assurance and Security3EX TC 3
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)
National Government
Term 9Elective*Math, Internship or IT Elective #3
 ISM3013CInformation Systems Management3X TC 2
Notes: Students are encouraged to consult the Course Information Table for a detailed list of all requisite requirements. Students should complete all Core Computing Requirements before completing specialization courses. *Student may have to take STA1001 or MAT1033 based on placement score. # – Any course with a computing prefix. E – Identifies an elective course for the certificate, any IT course can be used to fulfill this requirement.

These are only recommended course sequences.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to create a personalized educational plan.

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Program Highlights

Prior Learning


Credit for Prior Learning: Accelerate your path to completion with these options:

  • Credit by exam
  • Earned Industry certifications
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • And much more…

Industry Certifications


Industry Certifications: Upon completing this program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the following industry certifications/licenses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Project+
  • Linux+
  • CIW Database
  • Cloud+
  • CSA+

Career Ready


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Fund Education


This Program is Financial Aid eligible. Scholarships may be available. This program is part of the Career Source Broward ITA List.