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Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Minimum required credits: 62
AAS Student Education Plan (SEP)
Program Description
The Cybersecurity AAS degree is designed to provide a comprehensive program to develop a skilled workforce in the field of cyber security. The curriculum covers: preserving information confidentiality and protection, risk management, data and system integrity, availability, authenticity and utility.


Program Outcomes
The student will be able to:
  1. Analyze multiple sources of network data to identify a security incident.
  2. Troubleshoot hardware and software problems in a network environment.
  3. Determine whether a computer system complies with national security standards.
  4. Describe and identify password policies.
  5. Install and configure basic host and network security.
Program Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements, please see the general graduation requirements for CTE programs.

CIS 107 | Fundamentals of Linux | 3 credits
CIS 116 | IoT Connecting Devices | 3 credits
CIS 117 | IoT Security | 3 credits         
CIS 128 | Microcomputer Hardware I | 3 credits
CIS 129 | Microcomputer Hardware II | 3 credits
CIS 141 | Introduction to Cybersecurity | 3 credits
CIS 142 | Ethical Hacking and Cyber Defense | 3 credits
CIS 145 | Cyber Security Tools | 3 credits
CIS 164 | Fundamentals of Networking I | 3 credits
CIS 165 | Fundamentals of Networking II | 3 credits
CIS 171 | Python Programming | 3 credits
CIS 215 | Implementing a Microsoft Windows Server Environment | 3 credits
CIS 241 | Introduction to Digital Forensics | 3 credits
CIS 243 | Cyber Security Wireless | 3 credits
CIS 245 | Cyber Security Operations | 3 credits
CIS 246 | Industrial Cyber Security | 3 credits            
CIS 264 | Cloud Security | 3 credits
CIS 267 | Intermediate Networking I | 3 credits
Coop 197 or CIS 299 Capstone

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OPTION: CYBERSECURITY CERTIFICATE

Minimum required credits for PC: 18
PC Student Education Plan (SEP)

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the program-specific requirements, please see the general graduation requirements for CTE programs.

CIS 107 | Fundamentals 107 | 3 credits
CIS 128 | Microcomputer Hardware 1 | 3 credits
CIS 141 | Introduction to Cybersecurity | 3 credits
CIS 142 | Ethical Hacking and Cyber Defense
CIS 164 | Fundamentals of Networking 1 | 3 credits
CIS 171 | Python Programing | 3 credits
 
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