Cybersecurity - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(61-62 credits)

NOTE:  Degree requires a minimum of 60 credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all Major Requirements courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 61-62 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and IV; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1
Composition I 34
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one from the following (3-4 credits):
College Algebra 33
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 34
Introduction to Statistics 33
Applications of Calculus I 33
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 34
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 34
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II Honors 34
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Introduction to Computer Science 34
Area IV: Social/Behaivoral Sciences
Introduction to Criminal Justice 33
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication 33
Major Requirements
CTEC 120IT Infrastructure Support I3
or OECS 185 PC Maintenance and Repair I
CTEC 130Linux Workstation3
or OECS 204 Linux Operating System
CTEC 135Windows Workstation3
or OECS 207 Windows
CTEC 140Introduction to Database Design3
or OECS 220 Database Application and Design
CTEC 230Introduction to Linux Server Administration3
or OECS 234 Linux Server
CTEC 235Introduction to Windows Server Administration3
or OECS 237 Windows Server
CTEC 180Introduction to Networking4
or OECS 261 Introduction to Networks
CTEC 185Routing and Switching Essentials4
or OECS 262 Essentials of Routing and Switching
CTEC 290Network Security3
or OECS 269 Network Security
CSEC 275Introductory to Cryptography3
CSEC 280Introduction to Cyber Defense3
CSEC 285Introduction to Managing Information Security3
Choose two from the following:6
Introduction to Information Technology3
Introduction to Information Technology
Introduction to Information Systems
Software Applications for Technicians3
PC Maintenance and Repair II
TOPICS IN IT1-3
Special Topics - Introductory Computer Technology
IT Infrastructure Support II3
PC Maintenance and Repair II
Introduction to Internet of Things3
Introduction to Database Management3
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Mobile Application Programming3
Mobile Application Development
JAVA Programming3
Java Programming I
C++ Programming3
C++ Programming I
Python Programming3
Visual Basic Programming3
Java Programming I3
JAVA Programming
Internship3
Internship I
Scaling Networks4
Network Fundamentals
Connecting Networks4
Network Routing Protocols
Fundamentals of Database Management3
Fundamentals of Cloud Based Data Systems3
Special Topics1-3
Special Topics
Independent Study1-4
Independent Study
Total Credits61-62

(61-62 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

NOTE:  Degree requires a minimum of 61 credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all Major Requirements courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 61 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Introduction to Criminal Justice  
CTEC 120
IT Infrastructure Support I
or PC Maintenance and Repair I
3
CTEC 130
Linux Workstation
or Linux Operating System
3
CTEC 140
Introduction to Database Design
or Database Application and Design
3
 Credits16
Semester 2
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2 3
Professional & Technical Communication  
CTEC 135
Windows Workstation
or Windows
3
CTEC 180
Introduction to Networking
or Introduction to Networks
4
CTEC 230
Introduction to Linux Server Administration
or Linux Server
3
Technical Requirement Elective - Choose one from the following: 3
Introduction to Information Technology
or Introduction to Information Technology
or Introduction to Information Systems
 
Software Applications for Technicians
or PC Maintenance and Repair II
 
TOPICS IN IT
or Special Topics - Introductory Computer Technology
 
IT Infrastructure Support II
or PC Maintenance and Repair II
 
Introduction to Internet of Things
or Introduction to Database Management
or Structured Query Language (SQL)
 
Mobile Application Programming
or Mobile Application Development
 
JAVA Programming
or Java Programming I
 
C++ Programming
or C++ Programming I
 
Python Programming
or Visual Basic Programming
 
Internship
or Internship I
 
Scaling Networks
or Network Fundamentals
 
Connecting Networks
or Network Routing Protocols
 
Fundamentals of Database Management
or Fundamentals of Cloud Based Data Systems
or Special Topics
or Special Topics
 
Independent Study
or Independent Study
 
 Credits16
Semester 3
Area II: Mathematics - Choose one from the following: 3-4
College Algebra  
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus  
Introduction to Statistics  
Applications of Calculus I  
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II  
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II Honors  
CTEC 185
Routing and Switching Essentials
or Essentials of Routing and Switching
4
CTEC 235
Introduction to Windows Server Administration
or Windows Server
3
CTEC 290
Network Security
or Network Security
3
Technical Requirement Elective - A list of approved electives can be found in Semester 2. 3
 Credits16-17
Semester 4
Area III: Laboratory Sciences 4
Introduction to Computer Science  
CSEC 275 Introductory to Cryptography 3
CSEC 280 Introduction to Cyber Defense 3
CSEC 285 Introduction to Managing Information Security 3
 Credits13
 Total Credits61-62