Overview:

Computer Science is a hands-on, challenging, and in-demand field that impacts the world in countless ways. Computer scientists play a key role in developing technology and systems for many industries. Healthcare, business, finance, manufacturing and social media are among some of these industries.

To keep up with the expanding IT world, employers look to hire job candidates who excel in an ever-changing technical environment. Students graduate from this degree program equipped with in-demand knowledge in networking and cybersecurity. In the Networking & Cybersecurity program students learn what they’ll need to perform specific tasks that meet industry-recognized standards. Some of these tasks include skills associated with network administration and cybersecurity, computer networks and data communications, and information and data security.

Curriculum requirements:

As a student in the Networking and Cybersecurity program, you are required to complete 63-64 college credit hours with an FLCC Transcript grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following college courses (see curriculum sequence).

Download the current W-FL P-TECH course guide for this pathway.

Additional information on the A.A.S. degree in Networking and Cybersecurity can be found at the Finger Lakes Community College website.

Career opportunities:

With your FLCC education, you’ll be ready to get right to work. Grads go on to land positions as (sample career areas):

  • Application Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Help Desk Technicians
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Technicians
  • Programmers
  • Website Security
  • Data Security