May 07, 2021  
2021-22 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-22 Academic Catalog

Cybersecurity, AAS


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The associate of applied science degree in Cybersecurity focuses on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data. Graduates from this specialization can expect to find entry level jobs in computer security related fields.

Program Curriculum


Semester Total: 16 Credits


Semester Total: 16 Credits


Semester Total: 18 Credits


Semester Total: 16 Credits


Program Total: 66 Credits


1 Students planning to transfer to a four-year college are encouraged to contact an advisor prior to math selection to ensure proper math required for the student’s transfer institution. GWU requires math courses with a final grade of “C” or better.
2 Students may select humanities elective from list of Program Electives  . Students pursuing the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity at GWU are encouraged to take PHI, REL, ENG 200-level literature courses and foreign language 200-level courses. Students pursuing the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) at GMU are encouraged to take ART 101 , ART 102  (Fine Arts).
3 Students may select social science elective from list of Program Electives . Students pursuing the BAS degree at GMU are encouraged to take HIS 112  as their LFCC Social Science elective. However, HIS 111  is transferable as Global Understanding at GMU. Students pursuing the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity at GWU are encouraged to take HIS 111  or HIS 112  as their LFCC social science elective. For this requirement, it is best for the student to discuss this with an LFCC advisor to ensure proper sequencing.
4 If transferring to GMU/GWU, students may select Science with Laboratory (4-credit elective) from list of Program Electives , except BIO 141/BIO 142 (Human Anatomy and Physiology).
5 Must be taken near program completion. Permission of CAE Program Lead required.

6 Must take CST 100  or CST 110 .

SPECIAL NOTES:

  • Students planning on transferring to GMU’s BAS in Cybersecurity must have completed the AAS in Cybersecurity degree with a minimum 2.0 GPA. GMU has waived the age requirements for the BAS in Cybersecurity degree. Students should meet with a GMU academic advisor to sign the BAS Age Waiver Form.
  • GWU requires that all transfer credits have a “C” or better and a GPA of at least 2.7.
  • Earning the CAECD-2Y designation on a student’s transcript requires a 3.5 GPA in the core Cybersecurity courses (ITE 221 , ITN 100 , ITN 260 , ITN 261 , ITN 262 , ITN 263 , ITN 266 , and ITN 267 )
  • This does not constitute a guarantee of admission or transferability, as this is a guideline based on the most recent information provided to us by our senior institution partners. Students should check with advisors at the senior institution into which they intend to transfer prior to applying for admission.

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