This program is available at the Beavercreek and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.
This program is available during the day and evening. Contact your academic advisor about an evening curriculum guide. Some classes may be offered on Saturdays but the entire degree cannot be completed on weekends.
Information Technology is one of the fastest-growing career fields today. The CyberSecurity/Information Assurance curriculum prepares students to support the information security needs of businesses. This curriculum can assist students in preparing for the following certifications: CompTIA (A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Project+), CISSP and Cisco Certified Network Associate.
CyberSecurity/Information Assurance students can increase their learning (and earning) potential by participating in the cooperative education work-experience program. Through this program, students can spend up to two semesters working in the information technology field while earning college credits. Interested students should contact their academic advisor or the Office of Career Management for more information.
Embedded Certificate This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.
* At least one social/behavioral science or arts/humanities elective must be a global awareness (GA) course.
**The EBE courses consist of Employability Skills (EBE 1000) and co-op/internship opportunities.
The program schedule that follows is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisors for help in planning their schedules.
A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.
Students should possess mathematical skills and should be comfortable using technology. Students who do not possess basic computer and technology skills should take one or more of the following courses to improve their skill level in basic technology use: ITS 0800, ITS 0810, ITS 1105, ITS 1210. Students who have not completed a full sequence of high school mathematics may need to complete a series of college preparatory math classes.
Students enrolled in applied associate degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor's degree. A number of colleges and universities have designed bachelor's completion programs for students completing applied degrees. See the Transfer section of the catalog for more information.
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Alisa Van OverstraetenAssistant Professor and Coordinator, Cybersecurity and Computer Networking