2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Cybersecurity (IS23) Associate of Applied Science Degree

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Program Description:

The Computer Information Systems - Cybersecurity program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as Cybersecurity Specialists.

General Education Core (15 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

 

MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

OR

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

OR

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

 

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Core Elective

3

Occupational Curriculum (57 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1122Hardware Installation and Maintenance

4

 

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

OR

CIST 2451Introduction to Networks - CISCO

4

 

CIST 1601Information Security Fundamentals

3

CIST 1602Security Policies and Procedures

3

CIST 2601Implementing Operating Systems Security

4

CIST 2602Network Security

4

CIST 2611Implementing Internet / Intranet Firewalls

4

CIST 2612Computer Forensics

4

CIST 2613Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing

4

CIST xxxxCIS Networking Elective Courses

12

CIST xxxxElective

4

Total Credit Hours: 72 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation