Cybersecurity and Information Technology

Bachelor of Applied Science

Cybersecurity and Information Technology43
General Education36-37
Digital Literacy
Total Degree Credits120-123
Cybersecurity and Information Technology Major Courses
CSCI 160Computer Science I4
CIS 204Database Design and Structured Query Language (SQL)3
CIS 226Linux Network and Security Administration3
CIS 241Digital Forensics Fundamentals3
CIT 320Disaster Recovery & Incident Response3
CIT 330Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals3
CIT 367Cybersecurity Infrastructure Configuration3
CIT 368Cybersecurity Prevention & Countermeasures3
CIT 381IT Project Management 13
or CIT 397/497 Cooperative Education/Internship
CIT 410Wireless Networking and Mobile Security3
CIT 430Cloud Computing & Security3
CIT 450Database and Web Application Security3
CIT 470Penetration Testing3
CIT 475Emerging Threats and Defenses3
Total Credits43
Foundation Courses
CIS 107Linux Fundamentals3
CIS 147Principles of Information Security 23
CIS 165Networking Fundamentals II3-4
CIS 185Introduction to Programming3
CIS 212Microsoft Windows Operating System Client3
CIS 216Implementing a Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure3
CIS 223Linux System Administration3
CIS 255Computer and Network Security3
CIS 274Cybersecurity Operations3
Total Credits27-28
General Education Courses
Arts & Humanities
CIS 280Cyber Ethics (Required)3
Select one of the following recommended courses:3
Introduction to the Visual Arts
United States to 1877
United States Since 1877
Music Appreciation
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Select two of the following recommended courses:6
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Written Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Oral Communications
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Math, Science & Technology
CIS 164Networking Fundamentals I (Required)4
MATH 210Elementary Statistics (Required)3
Select two of the following recommended science with lab combinations:8-9
Concepts of Biology
and Concepts of Biology Lab
General Biology I
and General Biology I Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab
College Physics I
and College Physics I Lab
Total Credits36-37
Total Credits14-15
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course

CIT 397 or CIT 497 are repeatable for 1, 2, or 3 credits at a time.


CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.

College Degree & Digital Literacy Requirements

General Education Requirements Matrix