Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Curriculum

Champlain College has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency (NSA). The course content and curriculum meet the criteria established by the NSA 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; this early learning gives you more time to build your experience and take on meaningful internships.

Our innovative Core courses ensure a well-rounded education, and Champlain's study abroad program is a great opportunity to gain global perspective. Our Computer Networking & Cybersecurity faculty built the curriculum to encourage you to take a semester abroad—your faculty advisor can help you ensure your credits fulfill major requirements.

Computer Networking & Cybersecurity Curriculum 2021–2022

Year 3

Year 3 Fall Semester Courses

Year 3 Spring Semester Courses

Year 4

Year 4 Spring Semester Courses

Extend your education


All students in the Computer Networking & Cybersecurity program must select a concentration within the major to complete their degree. Students can choose to specialize in Cybersecurity Operations, Network & Security Operations, or Systems & IT Infrastructure Operations.


Champlain has a wide variety of minors available. Students can select an area of study that corresponds closely to cybersecurity or branch out and follow another interest.