Curriculum

Champlain College has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency. The course content and curriculum meets the criteria established by the National Security Association and the Department of Homeland Security.

Our Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to begin taking web technology, web applications, databases, networking and security classes beginning in your first semester. By the time you finish your first year, you will have taken at least six courses related to your major!

Champlain's study abroad program is a great opportunity to gain global perspective. The Computer Networking & Cybersecurity faculty built the curriculum so you can take a semester studying abroad without getting behind on required courses for your major.

Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Curriculum 2014-2015


First Year

First Semester

Introduction to Networking & Security
(CIT 130)

Introduction to Computer Theory
(CIT 135)

Statistics
(MTH 180)

Concepts of the Self
(COR 110)

The Rhetoric of Self
(COR 115)

Second Semester

Computer & Network Security
(SEC 250)

Systems Software
(CIT 140)

Concepts of Community
(COR 120)

The Rhetoric of Community
(COR 125)

Natural Science with Lab
(SCI XXX)


Second Year

First Semester

System Administration & Network Services I
(NET 255)

Introduction to Digital Forensics
(FOR 240)

Specialization Class 1

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Second Semester

TCP/IP
(NET 215)

Web Systems & Security
(NET 225)

Systems Administration & Network Services II
(NET 265)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)


Third Year

First Semester

Network Systems Programming
(NET 320)

Technical Writing
(WRT 231)

The Global Condition
(COR 310)

Human Rights & Responsibilities
(COR 320)

Specialization Class 2

Second Semester (*for travel abroad, you will consult with your Academic Advisor in your sophomore year)

Enterprise & Perimeter Security
(SEC 350)

Local Contexts, Global Connections
(COR 330)

Local Contexts, Global Connections
(COR 330)

Specialization Course 3
Specialization Course 4

Fourth Year

First Semester

Systems Security
(SEC 440)

Law of Digital Evidence
(CRJ 225)

Internship OR
General Elective

Specialization Class 5

General Elective

Second Semester

College Capstone
(CCC 410)

Technical Elective

General Elective

General Elective


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