Jan 29, 2023  
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2019-2020 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Planner for Fast Track Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Security (A.A.S.)


Official Title: Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Security, A.A.S. (Fast Track Option)

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

Total Credit Hours: a minimum of 61

Purpose: Provides training in computer security disciplines with three specific focus areas: security, digital forensics and networking. These degrees prepare students for entry level positions in information assurance and cybersecurity.

Additional Program Requirements

A grade of C or better is required in each Information Assurance and Cybersecurity program course requirement.

About this concentration:

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Security (code AAS.CIS.SECURITY): The Security concentration prepares students for entry-level careers in information assurance and cybersecurity. Computer security and information assurance concepts are augmented with current industry practices and tools. This program fully maps to the requirements of DHS/NSA Centers of Academic Excellence in 2-Year Education. The program objectives support the CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician) certifications, but does not provide certification exam training or certification testing.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Mary Wallingsford

About this Fast Track Planner


Only students who are eligible for Fast Track may use this planner. (See Fast Track Option   in the Academic Regulations catalog section.)

Term 1


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 110 - Network Essentials  
4 credit hours     
CTS 120 - Introduction to UNIX/LINUX   4 credit hours     

 

Term 2


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 130 - Networking 1  
4 credit hours     
CTS 140 - Network Security Fundamentals  
4 credit hours     

 

Term 3


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 131 - Networking 2  
4 credit hours     
CTS 234 - Windows Server  
4 credit hours     
Electives from approved elective list
Students may take any combination of electives below; students must achieve a total of 8 credits hours of electives for the award of this degree.
CTS 170 - Digital Forensics 1  
CTS 216 - Network Forensics  
CTS 222 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration  
CTS 236 - Virtualization & Cloud  
CYB 270 - Cyber Capstone  
STM 213 - Professional Skills for STEM  
4 credit hours    

 

Term 4


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 240 - Advanced Network Defense  
4 credit hours     
CTS 242 - Network Intrusion Detection and Penetration Testing  
4 credit hours     
Electives from approved elective list
Students may take any combination of electives below; students must achieve a total of 8 credits hours of electives for the award of this degree.
CTS 170 - Digital Forensics 1  
CTS 216 - Network Forensics  
CTS 222 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration  
CTS 236 - Virtualization & Cloud  
CYB 270 - Cyber Capstone  
STM 213 - Professional Skills for STEM  
4 credit hours    

 

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