Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
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Planner for Fast Track Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Networking (A.A.S.)

Official Title: Information Assurance and Cybersecurity - Networking, 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 - Networking (AAS.CIS.NETWORK): This program emphasizes installing, repairing and administering local and wide area networks. The program incorporates a study of data communication fundamentals together with an in-depth study of current networking architectures and protocols. Client/server and peer networks are studied together with hands-on laboratory time working with Microsoft, Linux and Cisco systems.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Adrian Pringle

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
CTP 114 - Python for Everyone  2 credit hours    
CTS 131 - Networking 2  
4 credit hours     
CTS 234 - Windows Server 
4 credit hours    

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
CTS 230 - Networking 3  
4 credit hours     
CTS 233 - Network Programming 
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 5 credit 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  
STM 213 - Professional Skills for STEM  
5 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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