If you're already planning to take classes to prepare for both of the exams you mention, you probably don't need to take anything else (though you might want to consider reading a Security+ book to broaden the coverage for the SCNP, and look for the McGraw-Hill CWSP exam as well). Sounds like you've got things under control.
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