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CyberSecurity

Associate of Applied Science

Prepare for careers in the rapidly expanding field of cybersecurity. Learn a variety of cyber tools, events analysis, and threat mitigation techniques based on a strong foundation in systems, networking, and security. This program will enable you to respond to crises and rapidly resolve cybersecurity incidents.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

Locations

East Campus

Contact Information

Division of Business & IT
Dean: 520.206.7694
Program Advisor: 520.206.7424
Information Sessions

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Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Information Security Analyst $75,246

Academic Options

This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor

Program Requirements 2020-2021

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

General Education Requirements Credits
Arts and Humanities Requirement
3
Social and Behavioral Science Requirement
3
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CIS 103 Microsoft Windows Operating System Professional Administration 3
CIS 119   Network Essentials 3
CIS 136   Microcomputer Components 3
CIS 137    Introduction to the UNIX Operating System 3
CIS 185 Introduction to Python 3
CIS 216 Introduction to Wireshark and Network Analysis 4
CIS 219 Introduction to Virtual Computing 3
CIS 221    Microsoft Windows Server 3
CIS 225    Linux (UNIX) System and Network Administration 3
CIS 227 Cyber Law and Ethics 3
CIS 228 Fundamentals of Network Security 4
CIS 234  Project Management 3
CIS 244  Securing Windows Server 3
CIS 245  Cyber Analytics, Detection, and Response 3
CIS 247  Ethical Hacking 3
CIS 284  Cybersecurity Capstone 1
Subtotal 48


Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CMN 120 Business and Professional Communications 3
MAT 106 ** Elementary Data with Spreadsheets 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
WRT 101
  or WRT 154
English Composition I [SUN# ENG 1101]
  Career Communication
3
Subtotal 10
Total 64

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Communication - WRT 101 or WRT 154; Mathematics and Science - MAT 106 or a higher MAT course; Other Requirements - CMN 120; Special Requirements - CMN 120
** MAT 106 or a higher MAT course


Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AASCYB/CYB

www.pima.edu/cybersecurity-aas

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