Jun 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

IT Security, AS

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The AS in IT Security degree offers students a broad spectrum of cyber-security knowledge to prepare individuals for demanding positions in public and private sectors overseeing, operating, or protecting critical computer systems, information, networks, infrastructures and communications networks. The courses align with industry security certifications, arduous academic standards, and relevant technical knowledge and skills. Students who successfully complete this Associate in Science degree are exposed to the competencies included in the following industry certifications: CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Security+, Project+, PenTest+, Cisco CCT(Cisco Certified Technician), and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate).

General Education Requirements

Communications (6 Credit Hours)

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Credit Hours)

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Mathematics (3 credit hours)

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Total General Education Hours: 15

Professional Core Requirements

Total Professional Core Hours: 36

Select one of the following three concentrations:

Concentration in Healthcare Security Hours: 9

Concentration in Infrastructure Hours: 9

Concentration in Risk Management Hours: 9

Total Program Hours: 60


  1. An overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher is required for all students seeking an AS degree in this program.
  2. All requirements must be passed with a minimum grade of C.
  3. Typing proficiency is recommended for this program.

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