Cybersecurity - Option

The Cybersecurity degree option serves students who seek jobs that require computer and information security skills.  These students are not interested transferring to a four-year school.  Emphasis is placed on data loss prevention, identity and access management, incident response, and forensic analysis.  The option provides preparation for a career as a cybersecurity professional.  Student can obtain skills required for several industry certifications including CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Linux+, TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro, and CompTIA SySA+.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, Bojan Zilovic at (609) 343-4959 or bzilovic@atlantic.edu or contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609) 343-5017 or smarzell@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Earn an Associate degree;
  • Earn the CompTIA Network+ certification;
  • Earn the CompTIA Security+ certification;
  • Earn the CompTIA Linux+ certification;
  • Earn the TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro certification;
  • Earn the CompTIA SySA+ certification.

(CYSC-Fall 2021)

 

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Program Courses

Choose: CISM295-Information Technology Cooperative Education or CISM162-Microsoft Excel

Choose: CISM135-Computer Programming C++, CISM154-Computer Programming-Java, CISM167-Programming in Oracle SQL or CISM174-Computer Programming-Visual Basic

 

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
40
Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
16

Second Semester

Choose: MATH121 or MATH220 

Choose: CISM135-Computer Programming C++, CISM154-Computer Programming-Java, CISM167-Programming in Oracle SQL or CISM174-Computer Programming-Visual Basic

 

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Choice of Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
15

Fourth Semester

Choose: CISM295-Information Technology Cooperative Education or CISM162-Microsoft Excel

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
14

Overview

Program

Computer Systems Support

Type

Associate in Applied Science