Cybersecurity and Computer Networks 3-Year Degree Plan

Associate in Applied Science

College Degree Requirements

Prescribed Technical Program Total61
General Education Total15-16
Total Degree Credits76-77
Plan of Study Grid
Semester ICredits
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 128 Microcomputer Hardware I 3
CIS 164 Networking Fundamentals I 4
CIS 212 Microsoft Windows Operating System Client 3
Academic Skills Courses  
ASC 082 Effective Reading 1 2
ASC 94 College Writing Prep I 1 2
 Credits14
Semester II
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 165 Networking Fundamentals II 4
CIS 216 Implementing a Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure 3
CIS 230 Electronic Publishing 3
Academic Skills Course  
ASC 95 College Writing Prep II 1 2
ASC 96 College Writing Prep III 1 2
 Credits14
Semester III
Prescribed Technical Program  
CIS 147 Principles of Information Security 3
CIS 214 Implementing a Microsoft Windows Active Directory Infrastructure 3
CIS 267 Intermediate Networking I 4
General Education Courses  
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Communications II  
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Recommended) 3
 Credits16
Semester IV
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 213 Implementing Microsoft Windows Server Applications 3
CIS 107 Linux Fundamentals 3
CIS 255 Computer and Network Security 3
CIS 268 Intermediate Networking II 4
Academic Skills Course  
ASC 91 Algebra Prep I 1 2
 Credits15
Semester V
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 204 Database Design and Structured Query Language (SQL) 3
CIS 223 Linux System Administration 3
CIS 241 Digital Forensics Fundamentals 3
General Education Course  
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
Select one of the following: 3-4
Beginning Visual Basic  
Computer Science I  
Academic Skills Courses  
ASC 92 Algebra Prep II 1 2
ASC 93 Algebra Prep III 1 2
 Credits16-17
Semester VI
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 226 Linux Network and Security Administration 3
CIS 269
Cybersecurity and Computer Networks Capstone 2
or Cooperative Education/Internship
3
CIS 282 Ethical Hacking and Network Defense 3
General Education Courses  
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PHIL 220 Introduction to Logic (Recommended) 3
Business. Math, Science & Technology  
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics (Recommended) 3 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits90-91
1

Academic Skills Courses: Enrollment into these courses is based on placement testing.  Credits from these classes do not count towards earning a degree.  The credit total shown (90-91) includes the 14 credits of ASC coursework.  Actual degree credits are 76-77.

2

 CIS 197 and CIS 297 are repeatable for 1, 2 or 3 credits at a time.

3

MATH 210 is recommended but MATH 146, MATH 165, MATH 166 or MATH 208 will also be accepted. 

FYE 101: Seminar on Success (1 credit) is optional, but all students are encouraged to enroll during their Freshman Fall Semester.

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements