Program Description

The Computer Information Systems’ Cybersecurity program is a sequence of coursesdesigned to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Program graduates are qualified for employment as information security specialists.

Degrees (72 hrs)
Cybersecurity Degree
core courses (15)
 
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavior Science course
(3)
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts course
(3)
 
Cybersecurity Degree
occupational courses (57)
 
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
CIST 1122 Hardware Installation and Maintenance
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Fundamentals
3
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2601 Operating Systems Security
4
CIST 2602 Network Security
4
CIST 2611 Network Defense and Countermeasures
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics
4
CIST 2613 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
Select one of two courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.:
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals
(4)


Diplomas (57 hrs)
Cybersecurity Diploma
core courses (8)
 
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I
3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics
3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
Cybersecurity Diploma
occupational courses (49)
 
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
CIST 1122 Hardware Installation and Maintenance
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Fundamentals
3
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2601 Operating Systems Security
4
CIST 2602 Network Security
4
CIST 2611 Network Defense and Countermeasures
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics 4
CIST 2613 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
Select one of two courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.:
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals
(4)


TCCs (26 hrs)
Cybersecurity Certificate
 
CIST 1601 Information Security Fundamentals
3
CIST 2601 Operating Systems Security
4
CIST 2611 Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls
4
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2602 Network Security
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics 4
CIST 2613 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 4




*All program information subject to change without notice.

 

Program Admission Information

High school diploma or GED Required for admission.

ACCUPLACER SCORES

Min. ScoresDegreeDiploma
Sentence Skills 70 60
Reading Comp. 64 55
Arithmetic N/A 34
Algebra 57 N/A

Instructors & Faculty

Edwards, Tim