2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Computer Information Systems - Cybersecurity Option, AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity Option is designed for students who are interested in monitoring, securing, and analyzing data networks, and cybersecurity operation centers. Students acquire a broad understanding of how to detect, protect, and analyze computer networks threats and the skills needed for an entry-level position in cybersecurity.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements
-This degree requires successful completion of 61 credit hours.
-A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade-point average is required for graduation.
-Staisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

-Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Career Opportunities
Security Analyst I, System Security Engineer, SOC Analyst (Security Operation Center), or Information Security & Compliance Analyst, or Senior Information Security Analyst -Security Operation Center)

Semester One


Recommended Sequence

Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1233  Fund of Information Security 3    
  CIS 1243  Cybersecurity Essentials 3    
  CIS 1814  CCNA 1 4    
  CIS 2903  Linux Systems Administration I 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 17 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 2134  Computer Forensics 4    
  CIS 1824  CCNA 2 4    
  CIS 2913  Linux Systems Administration II 3    
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  SPCH 1300  Speech Communication 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1334  Ethical Hacking I 4    
  CIS 1344  Network Defense 4    
  CIS 2004  CCNA Cyber OPs 1 4    
  MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning (or higher) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Four


Complete all 13-16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 2014  CCNA Cyber Ops 2 4    
  CIS ELECTIVE 3-4    
  CIS ELECTIVE 3-4    
  Social Science (must have HIST, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, GEOG, ANTH, ECON prefix) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 60-62 Credit Hours


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