The Network Security Major stresses the design, installation and maintenance of a computer network. This option would be most appropriate to a student who was anticipating a career working with computers running a popular network operating system. This major prepares a student to take the following certification exams: A+, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco CCNA Security, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Linux+ , Network+ and Security +.
This major also provides the coursework that will train the students to design, build and implement complete end-to-end security solutions. The coursework will also provide exposure to various digital, computer, and network forensic methods, VPNs, secure remote access, and disaster recovery techniques. Course content covers the primary requirements for various certifications including: Cisco CCNA Security, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Linux Professional Institute - Level 1 Certification.