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Cybersecurity - Associate in Science

Program Code - CIP Code: CYBR.AS/11.1003
Credits Required: 63-65
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

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 university 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

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
  Humanities Electives (2 Disciplines) 6
  Social Science Elective (2 Disciplines) 6
  Math and Natural & Physical Sciences 13-15
  College Algebra (MATH 0105)** or Higher  
  Natural and Physical Science Elective with Lab  
  Math and Natural & Physical Sciences Electives  
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 34-36
* See course syllabus for prerequisite. ** Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Cybersecurity Requirements

Course Credit Hours
CIST 0101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
CIST 0117 Networking I 3
CIST 0125 Network Security 3
CIST 0135 Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing 3
CIST 0155 Digital Forensics 3
CIST 0158 Networking 2 4
CIST 0225 Information Assurance & Data Protection 3
CIST 0235 Enterprise Security Management 3
CIST 0245 Advanced Security Practitioner 3
Total Hours for Cybersecurity Requirements 28
* See course syllabi for Cybersecurity course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Science in Cybersecurity Degree 63-65
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