Cybersecurity Option AAS C255

Computer Information Systems Technology Degree

The courses listed below are part of the A.A.S. degree. While completing requirements for A.A.S. degree, a student can earn the short and advanced certificate.

  • A minimum of 63 hours is needed to apply for A.A.S. graduation.
  • A minimum of 33 hours for advanced certificate.
  • A minimum of 21 hours for short certificate.

To be awarded the certificates and A.A.S. degree, students should contact Enrollment Services Graduation Office two terms before graduating at 205-856-7793 ([email protected]) or 205-856-7757.

Courses Required A.A.S C255

General Courses (24 hours)

Major Courses (12 hours)

  • CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications
  • CIS 150 Introduction to Computer Logic and Programming
  • CIS 263 Computer Maintenance
  • CIS 270 Cisco CCNA I

Networking Option (27 hours)

  • CIS 202 Python Programming
  • CIS 211s Principles of Information Assurance
  • CIS 214 Security Analysis (Pen Testing)
  • CIS 222 Database Management Systems
  • CIS 244 Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • CIS 245 Cyber Defense
  • CIS 246 Ethical Hacking
  • CIS 260 Network Security and Risk Management
  • CIS 282 Computer Forensics

*A student planning to take ART 220 or ART 221 should take ART 121 for the Humanities elective.

Meeting with an advisor is highly recommended.