Cybersecurity - Associate in Science

Program/CIP Code: CETE.AS/47.0104
Credits Required: 62
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
The Associate in Science in Cybersecurity prepares students with the entry - level knowledge needed to protect cyberspace against physical and cyber threats. This degree is designed to enable students to easily transfer to a college or un iversity offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 or
ENGL 0206

Composition II* or
Technical Writing
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
ENGR 0104 Applied Math** or Math Elective 5
Humanities Electives (two different disciplines) 6
Social Science Electives  (two different disciplines) 6
Math and Natural & Physical Sciences:

College Algebra (MATH 0105)** or Higher
Natural and Physical Science Elective with Lab
Math and Natural & Physical Sciences Electives
Total General Education Requirements 34-36
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.
**Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
CIST 0117 Networking I 3
CIST 0125 N etwork Security (Cybersecurity I ) 4
CIST 0155 Cyber Forensics (Cybersecurity III) 4
CIST 0158 Networking 2 4
CIST 0214 Home Computer Repair/Maintenance 4
CIST 0225 Information Assurance (Cybersecurity II) 4
CIST 0255 Legal Issues in Cybersecurity 3
Total Program Requirements 26
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete Degree 61-63

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