Cybersecurity - Associate of Applied Science

(60-62 credits)

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

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60-62 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
Rhetoric and Composition 34
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one from the following (3-4 credits):
College Algebra 33
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 33
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 33
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 33
Trigonometry and Precalculus 34
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
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective
ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication 33
Major Requirements
Technical 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 185Introduction to Routing and Switching4
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
Select two from the following:5-6
Introduction to Information Technology3
Introduction to Information Technology
Computer Literacy
Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems
Software Applications for Technicians3
PC Maintenance and Repair II
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
Visual Basic Programming
Java Programming I3
JAVA Programming
Internship I
Fundamentals of Wide Area Networks4
Network Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Network Routing Protocols4
Network Routing Protocols
Fundamentals of Database Management3
Fundamentals of Cloud Based Data Systems3
Special Topics1-3
Special Topics
Independent Study1-4
Independent Study
Total Credits60-62