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This degree provides a foundation in the principles of cybersecurity. Content covers functions of networks, hardware, and operating systems. This program prepares students for employment in entry level positions in information systems.

For more information about Computer and Information Technology, please visit the program page.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: CIT.AAS.CYBER

Program Requirements
CIT 1121Introduction to Networks3
CIT 1122Routing and Switching Essentials3
CIT 1123Scaling Networks, Security, & Automation3
CIT 1450Intro to Linux/Unix Operating Systems3
or CIT 1450 Intro to Linux/Unix Operating Systems
CIT 1640Network Security Fundamentals3
CIT 1710Introduction to Servers3
CIT 2173Virtualization: Install/Configure/Manage3
CIT 2251Enterprise Network Security3
CIT 2510Cloud Server Computing Services and Administration3
CIT 2511Cloud Platform and Web Services3
CIT 2640Ethical Hacking3
CIT 2651Computer Forensics I3
Program Electives
Select 10 credits from any 2000-level CIT courses 110
General Education
Select 18 credits 118
Total Credits64

In addition to the courses listed above.

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
CIT 1121 Introduction to Networks 3
CIT 1122 Routing and Switching Essentials 1 3
CIT 1710 Introduction to Servers 3
SPEEC 1100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
ENGLI 1101
English Composition I
or Workplace Writing
Second Semester
CIT 1123 Scaling Networks, Security, & Automation 1 3
CIT 2150 Wireless Network Administration 3
CIT 2510 Cloud Server Computing Services and Administration 3
MATH 1431 Precalculus I 5
Gen EdPhysical and Life Sciences 3-5
Third Semester
CIT 2651 Computer Forensics I 3
CIT 1640 Network Security Fundamentals 3
CIT 2173 Virtualization: Install/Configure/Manage 3
CIT 2511 Advanced Server Configuration 3
ElectiveCIT Program Elective 3-4
Gen EdHumanities and Fine Arts 3
Fourth Semester
CIT 2251 Enterprise Network Security 3
CIT 2640 Ethical Hacking 3
ElectiveCIT Program Elective 3-4
Gen EdSocial and Behavioral Sciences 3
 Total Credits62-66

Course has a prerequisite.

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.