Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Cybersecurity - Associate of Applied Science (Major Code - CYB)

The Cybersecurity Associate of Applied Science degree prepares students for employment in the field of information systems security. Major areas of study include network fundamentals, operating systems, network defense, and computer forensics. The courses in this degree combine theory and application in order to develop and implement appropriate information security policies and procedures.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

18-19 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 123 or higher

3-4

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 101 ( PSY 1101)

3

Liberal arts

 

3

Introduction to Information Systems

CIS 120 ( CIS 1120)

3

CORE CURRICULUM

48 CREDITS

Linux Operating Systems

CIS 128

4

Introduction to Operating Systems

CIS 140

3

Essentials of Networking

CIS 150

3

Introduction to Information Security

CIS 160

4

Network Security

CIS 161

4

Introduction to Scripting Using Python

CIS 164

4

Applied Technical Writing

CIS 179

3

Microsoft Workstation Operating Systems

CIS 236

4

Network Defense

CIS 263

4

Ruby Programming

CIS 264

4

Mobile Security

CIS 267

3

Computer Forensics

CIS 275

4

Practical Applications in Cybersecurity

CIS 291

4

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

66-67 CREDITS

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