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  Nov 17, 2017
 
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IT Security (Computer Networking) (A.S.) (2179)


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Associate in Science

This program leads into the Bachelors of Applied Science in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. Network data, communications and Internet transactions are now one of the highest priorities in business and industry worldwide. Designed for IT professionals and others who want to gain an understanding of data and Internet network security issues, technologies and administrative practices, our Computer Networking degree program leads to a wealth of career opportunities in network security. In this lab-based, hands-on program, you will untilize the lastest network and security software and hardware. The program is taught at the practical applications level for those who will design, install, manage and troubleshoot security measures in data networks.

Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement

FCCJ is the regional resource for employers in every type of technology. Our partnerships with Cisco Systems, Dell, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Sun Microsystems provide career connections. An FCCJ intranet site posts jobs targeting our students. Graduates are regularly employed by CSX, JEA, Blue Cross Blue Shield, the City of Jacksonville, Medtronic, Mayo Clinic and other regional employers including the government and military.

Annual Salaries

Around $62,000.

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Curriculum

Total Credit Hours: 63

General Education


Credit Hours: 15

Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Social and Behavioral Science Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Communications — Category B Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 
Humanities Credit Hours: 3
    *Refer to A.S./A.A.S. degree General Education Requirements 

University Transfer


This associate in science degree program is intended primarily for students who desire to complete an associate in science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to the university transfer guide.

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