Degree Plan

Bachelor Applied Arts and Sciences - Networking and Security Concentration

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Math or Higher

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Literature, Philosophy, Modern or Classical Language/Literature or Cultural Studies

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

  • Art, Drama, Music, Dance, Photography, or any other course in the Visual or Performing Arts

60 - American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  •  SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Major Requirements

General Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • ENGL UD – Interactive Narrative
  • COMM UD – Digital Games as Communication

AAS Requirements  for Network & Security Concentration – 15 semester hours

  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • LD Elective
  • LD Elective
  • LD Elective
  • HUMA 4322 – Computer Ethics or HUMA 4322

12 s.h. in hardware, networking, programming

AAS LD Specialization – 24 - 44 semester hours

  • LD Vocational or Technical Credits (AAS track)

AAS UD Specialization Requirements for Network & Security Concentration – 18 semester hours

  • COSC 3325 – Info Systems in Organizations
  • COSC 4321 – IT Project Management
  • COSC 4339 – Telecommunications and Networking
  • COSC 4350 – Information, Security, Privacy & Ethics
  • UD COSC
  • UD COSC

Select 6 UD s.h. from the following: COSC 3315, 3317, 4305, 4320, 4336, 4341, 4355.

AAS UD Specialization – 15 semester hours

  • UD COSC Elective
  • UD COSC Elective
  • UD COSC Elective
  • UD COSC Elective
  • UD COSC Elective

15 UD semester hours in COSC courses in networking, hardware, system administration and security, with advisor approval.

LD Electives

Additional LD Electives to reach minimum of 120 overall semester hours.

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 54 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.