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2016-2017 Catalog 
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Cybercrime, A.A.S.

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Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S. (code AAS.LEN.CYBR-CRME)

Total Credit Hours: 60 credit hours.

Purpose: Prepares students for careers in the area of criminal investigation and cybercrime or to meet requirements for promotion and additional career responsibility. Provides students with an educational opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in cybercrime. Prepares students with a continuous and thorough accumulation of knowledge in cybercrime prevention, criminal investigation and evidentiary presentation.

Students who have career interests in an area of criminal justice should consult with one of the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute faculty to assure specific career goals are met.

Range of Occupations

Employment in federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and in private firms needing employees to secure information and detect cyber-offenses. Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses

AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study.  This sequence incorporates all of the student’s requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success.  It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.


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General Education Requirements: 22-25 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English: 3-6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 3 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 3 credits

See General Education Biological and Physical Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Computer Technology: 4 credits

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits

See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 credits

Program Requirements: 35-38 credits

Additional Requirements

Computer Competency Requirement

Fulfilled by completing CTA 103  requirement.

Diversity Requirement

Students may satisfy the diversity requirement  simultaneously as they satisfy the social and behavioral sciences (with SOC 111 ) or biological and physical sciences or health/fitness/wellness general education requirements.

Fast Track Option

This program has a Fast Track Option  for those holding a college degree.

Related Educational Opportunities

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. Visit www.aacc.edu/coned for more information.

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Transfer Agreements

Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to www.aacc.edu/transfer.

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