Aug 10, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 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): This program emphasizes computer security and information assurance concepts augmented with current accepted industry practices. Topics cover threats and vulnerabilities, prevention at the technical (hardware and software) and human levels, detection, response, and management aspects of security. This program fully maps to the requirements of DHS/NSA Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Will Seabrook

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 110 - Network Essentials  
4 credit hours     
CTS 120 - Introduction to 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 7 credits hours of electives for the award of this degree.
CTP 114 - Python for Everyone 
CTP 115 - Introductory Object-Oriented Program Analysis and Design 
CTP 130 - Programming in PHP/MySQL 
CTS 170 - Digital Forensics 1 
CTS 216 - Network Forensics  
CTS 222 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration  
CTS 236 - Virtualization & Cloud  
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     
CYB 270 - Cyber Capstone  
1 credit hour    
Electives from approved elective list
Students may take any combination of electives below; students must achieve a total of 7 credits hours of electives for the award of this degree.
CTP 114 - Python for Everyone  
CTP 115 - Introductory Object-Oriented Program Analysis and Design  
CTP 130 - Programming in PHP/MySQL  
CTS 170 - Digital Forensics 1  
CTS 216 - Network Forensics  
CTS 222 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration  
CTS 236 - Virtualization & Cloud  
STM 213 - Professional Skills for STEM  
3 credit hours    

 

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.)

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