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Computer Science

with a Networking and Information Systems Security emphasis


Bachelor of Science

Program Length: 36 months (may be completed in as little as 30 months)

Degree Overview

Computer Science with a Networking and Information Systems Security emphasis

Launch Your New Career in IT

You could get a better job making more money with a degree from CollegeAmerica

Do you love computers? Do you see yourself working with computer networks for a living? If so, a computer science degree from CollegeAmerica could help you get there.

Our bachelor's degree in computer science with an emphasis in networking and information systems security could help you kick off a rewarding new career that's growing—fast. By the year 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the computer networking and security fields will add lots of new jobs to the economy:

  • Network and computer systems administrators: 96,600 new jobs!
  • Information security analysts and computer network architects: 65,700 new jobs!
  • Computer systems analysts: 120,400 new jobs!
  • Computer and information systems managers: 55,800 new jobs!
  • Database administrators: 33,900 new jobs!
What does this mean?

Businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies need you to earn your degree so you can help them build their information networks and secure them against threats!

What's more, jobs in networking and information systems security are high-paying. Here are just a few examples of how much money you could make:

Job Title Median Wage Starting Wage
Network and computer systems administrators $1,330.00 weekly; $33.30 hourly $20.40 hourly
Information security analysts $1,458.80 weekly; $36.40 hourly $20.80 hourly
Computer systems analysts $1,495.20 weekly; $37.40 hourly $23.30 hourly
Computer and information systems managers $2,226.80 weekly; $55.70 hourly $34.30 hourly
Database administrators $1,413.20 weekly; $35.30 hourly $20.00 hourly
 
At CollegeAmerica, we've designed our computer science programs to help you gain employment in today's growing job market. As part of your program, you'll learn sought-after skills in computer network communications, server administration, information storage, database programming, and security measures. 

The amount of increased earnings varies by field and degree. Source: U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-129.pdf (see Table 8).

All statistics were retrieved form the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition. See individual job titles for specific information.

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Course Descriptions

CourseCourse NameCredits

APP 101 Computer Fundamentals 3.5
APP 126 Databases 3.5
CAP 499 Capstone 4.0
CSS 101 Psychology of Motivation 4.0
CSS 299 Professional Development 4.0
ECN 220 Economics 4.0
ECN 221 Economic Principles 4.0
ENG 101 English Composition 4.0
ENG 223 Communication Arts 4.0
ENG 310 Advanced Interpersonal Communication 4.0
HIS 220 American Civilization 4.0
HIS 300 U.S. History Since the Civil War 4.0
ISS 220 Computer Law 4.0
ISS 310 Information Security Management 3.5
ISS 320 Ethical Hacking 3.5
ISS 420 Introduction to Cryptography 3.5
ISS 430 Computer Forensics 3.5
MAN 103 Management Principles 4.0
MAN 210 Entrepreneurship 4.0
MAT 220 College Algebra 4.0
MCS 101 Computer Servicing I 3.0
MCS 102 Computer Servicing II 3.5
MCS 213 Workstation Administration 3.5
MCS 313 Server Administration 3.5
NET 103 Networking Concepts I 3.5
NET 104 Networking Concepts II 3.5
NET 215 Security Concepts I 3.5
NET 315 Security Concepts II 4.0
NET 321 Network Communications I 3.5
NET 324 Network Communications II 3.5
NET 403 Network Communications III 3.5
NET 404 Network Communications IV 3.5
NET 424 Information Storage I 3.5
OPS 101 Introduction to Operating Systems 4.0
OPS 113 Linux Operating System I 3.5
OPS 217 General Operating Systems 3.5
OPS 304 Electronic Communication Management 3.5
PHI 221 Introduction to Logic 4.0
PRG 101 Solutions Concepts 3.5
PRG 102 Programming Logic & Design I 3.5
PRG 103 Programming Logic & Design II 3.5
PRG 111 Web Page Programming I 3.5
PRG 140 Database Programming I 3.5
PRG 204 Programming Concepts I 3.0
PRG 249 Web Page Programming II 3.5
PRG 250 Web Page Programming III 3.0
PSY 400 Biological Psychology 4.0
SOC 400 Sociology of Aging 4.0
STA 322 Statistics 4.0

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Total Courses: 49Total Credits: 180

Available at the following locations:

Available Online: This program is delivered fully online.
Arizona Locations: Flagstaff, Phoenix
Colorado Locations: Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins

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