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Cybersecurity (A.S.)–This program introduces students to the world of cyber and information security.

Students will gain a fundamental understanding of:

  1. the security triad,
  2. the seven domains of information technology infrastructure, and
  3. the three types of security controls.

As students continue through the program, they develop a diverse technical skillset and the foundational knowledge needed for future success. Hard and soft skills will be introduced and reinforced throughout the program. Students will develop technical skills via hands-on labs, develop written and communication skills in the form of policy and report writing, and develop a sound foundation for learning that can be applied in further study or in a career.

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A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5199
Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
CSC 104 Programming Logic and Problem Solving 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I(1)
ITE 153 Operating Systems Management 4
Humanities Elective 3
MAT Elective(2) 4
Total Semester Credits 17
Second Semester Credits
CSC 120 Computer Science I 4
ENG 102 Composition  II or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
ITE 213 Data Communications and the Internet 3
ITE 217 Information Security 3
MAT Elective(3) 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Third Semester Credits
CSC 130 Computer Science II 4
ITE 223 Network Management I 4
Natural Sciences Elective(4) 4
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fourth Semester Credits
Humanities Elective 3
ITE 227 Computer Forensics 4
ITE 237 Hacking Techniques and Defensive Technology 3
Natural Sciences 3
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16
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