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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity, A.S. (784)

Allegheny, Boyce, North, South, Online
Associate of Science

This program prepares students for entry-level careers in Cybersecurity. The program objectives are based on the guidelines in the Cybersecurity Workforce Framework published by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS).

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Identify, describe and analyze vulnerabilities, threats and risks for critical information assets.
  2. Plan, implement and maintain security measures and controls to protect critical information assets.
  3. Prevent, detect, analyze and respond to system intrusions and data breaches.
  4. Analyze and evaluate emerging cybersecurity risks and solutions with creative and critical thinking and research skills.

Degree Requirements

Total: 15-16 Credits

Total: 17 Credits

Total: 15-17 Credits

Total: 15-17 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 60-67

1CIT 115  may be waived with instructor approval. If CIT 115  is waived, at least one of the following should be taken to reach a minimum of 60 credits to graduate: CIT 615 , CIT 641 , CIT 125 , CIT 215 , CIT 230 , CIT 280 , CJC 201 .

2CIT 285 - Cybersecurity Capstone , must be taken in the last semester.