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Cyber Operations AAS Degree
Semester Hours:  64 - 66
Effective Term: Fall 2018
Prerequisites: RDG100
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Cyber Operations AAS Degree establishes a foundation in network administration and programming, along with forensics and the application of cyber security. Graduates may enter a Baccalaureate Degree program and/or sit for industry certification exams.

Recommended Proficiencies: For students transferring to the University of Arizona BAS Cyber Operations program, SPA101 and SPA102 are required, or proficiency at that level.

Course Requirements
Cyber Operations AAS Degree (64-66 Credits)

Prerequisite: RDG100

General Education Requirements (22-23 credits)

Written Communications (6)
ENG101 English Composition III (3)
ENG102 English Composition IV (3)

Communications (3)
COM263 Intercultural Communication (3)

Art and Humanities (3)
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics (3)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3)
Select one:
ECN201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECN202 Principles of Microeconomics

Physical and Biological Sciences (4)
Select a 4-credit course with lab numbered 100 or above from the Biological and Physical Science Lab list. Students may also choose a course from the Biological and Physical Lab Science AGEC list.

Mathematics (3-4)
Select one:
BUS101 Business Mathematics (3)
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra, Standard (4) or higher

Core and Elective Requirements (42-43 credits)
BUS100 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS207 Business Communications (3)
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
(Fulfills Computer Competency requirement)
CIS121 Microcomputer Operating System Fundamentals (3)
CIS123 Introduction to Programming (3)
CIS130 Networking Essentials (3)
CIS150 Windows Server (3)
CIS152 Networking Infrastructure (3)
CIS153 Network Security (3)
CIS157 Computer Forensics & Investigation (3)
CIS176 Python Programming (3)
CIS213 Linux Server (3)
CIS220 Security for Wireless Networks (3)
CIS225 Practical Applications in CyberSecurity (3)

Optional Internship course (1):
BUS196 Applied Business Internship (1) (45-90 hour internship in related industry)

Other Requirements (0-3)
Reading Competency: RDG100 College Reading

Computer Competency (0-3):
CIS120 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)
(Fulfilled under Core Requirements)

For students transferring to the University of Arizona BAS Network Administration program, SPA101 and SPA102 are required, or proficiency at that level.

Students must earn:
a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
a minimum of 20 credits from CAC.

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Design and construct a secure and efficient wireless network, including hardware and software. (CSLO 2)
2. (Synthesis Level) Manage users, groups, login security, and system resources in Linux. (CSLO 2)
3. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate each of the seven layers of the OSI model. (CSLO 4)
4. (Application Level) Install and test the most current version of Windows server and Windows workstation, including users, DNS, and trust relationship. (CSLO 3)
5. (Synthesis Level) Analyze network security options and techniques to create security plans. (CSLO 4)
6. (Evaluation Level) Install and customize the Windows operating systems, and evaluate the features, prominent system properties, and common operating system commands. (CSLO 2)
7. (Synthesis Level) Plan, write, revise, and deliver oral, written, and electronic business communications. (CSLO 1)
8. (Synthesis Level) Build mathematical solutions for business problems. (CSLO 4)
9. (Evaluation Level) Interpret Networking laws and regulations in which businesses operate, including local, regional, and global markets. (CSLO 1)
10. (Application Level) Use computer forensic tools and manual techniques to retrieve data. (CSLO 3)
11. (Synthesis Level) Create and implement a network forensic plan. (CSLO 4)
12. (Synthesis Level) Create solutions for given business problems that apply the structural features of the Python programming language using professional standards for design and documentation. (CSLO 4)
13. (Application Level) Demonstrate appropriate responses to various attack vectors and methodologies.(CSLO 3)
Standards for Program
Networking Certification exams, URL:

Optional for Advanced Students: