Cisco Network Security (9438)

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
BUSM 1300 Introduction to Business 3
ENGL 1110
English Composition I (A) 1
or English Composition I (B)
ENGR 1000
ITIS 1030
Introduction to Engineering Technology
or Principles of Information Technology and Computer Science
FYEX 1000 First Year Experience 1
1st 8 weeks
CNET 1100 Cisco Networking Technology I 3
2nd 8 weeks
CNET 1200 Cisco Networking Technology II 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ITCS 1010 Programming Logic 3
ITIS 1355 Security+ and Security Essentials 3
ITON 1310 Cloud Computing 3
ITON 1748 Linux Administration I 3
MATH 1650 College Algebra (A) 4
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
CNET 1735 Cisco Cyber Operations 3
COMM 1050
Fundamentals of Public Speaking 2
or Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communications
ITCS 1870 Python Programming I 3
ITON 1758 Linux Administration II 3
PHYS 1610 General Physics I 5
 Credit Hours16
Fourth Semester
CNET 2720 Cisco Network Security: Managing Security 3
ENGL 1121 English Composition II-Technical Focus 3
MATH 1550 Statistics (A) 4
Select course(s) from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Electives list
Select course(s) from the Arts and Humanities Electives list 3
1st 8 weeks
CNET 1300 Cisco Networking Technology III 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours64

English course selection is based on placement test results (ENGL 1111 English Composition I (B) is 4 credits, only 3 credits apply to the degree).


Students may substitute either COMM 1000 Effective Public Speaking or COMM 1100 Effective Interpersonal Communications. One of these 3 credit courses may be required for students transferring to a four-year college.

Technical course
This course is designated as a technical course in the program. Students must earn a "C" grade or higher in the course to fulfill the college's graduation requirements policy.


Course Title Credit Hours
Arts and Humanities
ARTS 1120Art Appreciation3
ARTS 2220Survey of Art I3
ARTS 2230Survey of Art II3
ENGL 2250Survey of American Literature I3
ENGL 2260Survey of American Literature II3
ENGL 2280Survey of British Literature I3
ENGL 2290Survey of British Literature II3
HUMX 1100Introduction to Humanities3
MUSC 1200Music Appreciation3
MUSC 1215World Music3
MUSC 1800Popular Music: Rock, Jazz, Country, and Hip-Hop3
MUSC 2200Music History and Literature I3
MUSC 2250Music History and Literature II3
PHIL 1500Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 2000Comparative Religion3
PHOT 1000History of Photography3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ANTH 1160Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
ECON 1150Basic Economics3
ECON 2500Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2600Principles of Microeconomics3
GEOG 1500Introduction to Geography3
GEOG 1600World Regional Geography3
HIST 1150Western Civilization I: Antiquity Through the Reformation3
HIST 1250Western Civilization II: Age of Revolution Through the Present3
HIST 2150U.S. History: Colonization Through Reconstruction3
HIST 2250U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present3
POLS 1300U.S. National Government3
POLS 2500Modern Political Ideologies3
PSYC 1500Introduction to Psychology3
SOCY 1150Principles of Sociology3