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. The program fully maps to National Security Telecommunications and System Security Instruction (NSTISSI) 4011 and 4013 standards. 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
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
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