Cybersecurity and Computer Networks

Associate in Applied Science

Prescribed Technical Program45-48
General Education16
Digital Literacy
Total Degree Credits61-64
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
CIS 107Linux Fundamentals3
CIS 128Microcomputer Hardware I3
CIS 147Principles of Information Security 23
CIS 165Networking Fundamentals II3-4
CIS 185Introduction to Programming3
CIS 212Microsoft Windows Operating System Client3
CIS 214Implementing a Microsoft Windows Active Directory Infrastructure3
CIS 216Implementing a Microsoft Windows Network Infrastructure3
CIS 223Linux System Administration3
CIS 255Computer and Network Security3
CIS 267Intermediate Networking I3-4
CIS 269Computer Information Systems Capstone 13
or CIS 197/297 Cooperative Education/Internship
CIS 274Cybersecurity Operations3
CIS 275Immersive Cybersecurity Concepts3-4
CIS 282Ethical Hacking and Network Defense3
Total Credits45-48
General Education Requirements
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences
CIS 280Cyber Ethics (Required)3
Written or Oral Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Introduction to Professional Writing
Business, Math, Science & Technology
CIS 164Networking Fundamentals I (Required)4
MATH 210Elementary Statistics (Required)3
Total Credits16
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


CIS 197 and CIS 297 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 & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements