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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Cybersecurity, AAS


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Program Description

The Cybersecurity degree is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of language arts and communications, 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, computer networking and information security. Program graduates receive a Cybersecurity associate of applied science degree. (Program Length: 5 Semesters Minimum)

View the Cybersecurity AAS Degree Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

Cybersecurity in business and industrial firms, financial institutions, government agencies, software developers, and internet service providers

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language Arts/Communication


(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Total Hours: 72


Elective(s):


Any CIST course(s) not required for program completion or

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