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Cyber Security

Why Study Cyber Security?

Cyber security is critical to all areas of society including healthcare, business, finance, public utilities, transportation, and our personal lives. The Cyber Security / Digital Forensics degree program provides students with a strong foundation in computers and networking with an emphasis on security. Courses are aligned with industry-recognized certifications in networking infrastructure and security, as well as the skills required to defend networks and devices against cyber attacks. Students will learn to investigate, respond to and manage incidents, such as cyber attacks, data breaches, and malicious activity

Program Options

Credits: 64 | Time to Completion: 2 years

Curriculum Code: 2730 I Liberal Arts Credits: 32 I Program Credits: 32

This curriculum prepares students for transfer to complete work for a bachelor’s degree in cyber security, computer security, digital forensics or related fields.

Course CodeCourseCredits
EN 101Composition 3
EN 102Composition and Literature 3
CJ 102Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
HU ELEHumanities Elective 3
HI 103
HI 104
US History 1492-1865 OR
US History 1865-present
MA 102Statistics 3
MA 110College Algebra 4
PY 101General Psychology 3
SC 141Forensic Science 4
SO 101Introduction to Sociology 3
Liberal Arts Credits:32
CS 134Computer and Informatics Science I 4
CS 126Introduction to Cyber Security 3
CS 156Network Essentials 3
CS 203Database Concepts 3
CS 219Data Analytics Programming 3
CS 241Computer Forensics 3
CS 235Network Security 3
AC 101Financial Accounting 3
AC 102Managerial Accounting 3
HI 101
HI 102
Western Civ. 13,000 BCE to 1517 CE OR
Western Civ. 1517 to present
CE 101College Experience 1
Program Credits:32
Minimum Credits:64