Cybersecurity - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(27 credits)

NOTE: Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 27 credits and must achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits. If a student has no basic typing skills, OATS 101 Keyboarding Basics is a prerequisite for all CTEC, CSEC, and OECS courses. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Prefix Title Credits
Course Requirements
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics3
CSEC 275Introductory to Cryptography3
CSEC 280Introduction to Cyber Defense3
CSEC 285Introduction to Managing Information Security3
CTEC 130Linux Workstation3
or OECS 204 Linux Operating System
CTEC 135Windows Workstation3
or OECS 207 Windows
CTEC 230Introduction to Linux Server Administration3
or OECS 234 Linux Server
CTEC 235Introduction to Windows Server Administration3
or OECS 237 Windows Server
CTEC 290Network Security3
or OECS 269 Network Security
Total Credits27

(27-28 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: Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 27 credits and must achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits. If a student has no basic typing skills, OATS 101 Keyboarding Basics is a prerequisite for all CTEC, CSEC, and OECS courses. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area II: Mathematics 3
Introduction to Statistics  
CSEC 275 Introductory to Cryptography 3
CTEC 130
Linux Workstation
or Linux Operating System
3
CTEC 135
Windows Workstation
or Windows
3
CTEC 290
Network Security
or Network Security
3-4
 Credits15-16
Semester 2
CSEC 280 Introduction to Cyber Defense 3
CSEC 285 Introduction to Managing Information Security 3
CTEC 235
Introduction to Windows Server Administration
or Windows Server
3
CTEC 230
Introduction to Linux Server Administration
or Linux Server
3
 Credits12
 Total Credits27-28