Assistant Professor, Computer Science
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Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale
Would You Like a Career in Cybersecurity?
Cybersecurity professionals create and implement tactics to secure computer networks and systems. Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand as the growing number of cyber attacks continually increase. Our Cybersecurity A.S. degree features a rigorous, hands-on curriculum taught by experienced industry professionals. In our courses, you will learn how to secure devices, data and networks. Graduates of the program are prepared to assist in all areas of cyber defense. Additionally, successful completion of this program prepares you to take highly sought after industry certifications.
Cybersecurity Program Course Requirements
Visual and Performing Arts
CTS1650, Network Fundamentals
CGS1103, Project Management Concepts and Processes
COP1000, Introduction to Programming Logic
COP2700, Data Structure (SQL)
CIS2352, Ethical Hacking I
CIS2381, Computer Forensics and Incident Response
CTS2315, Intrusion Detection and Firewalls
CTS1651, Cisco Router
CTS1131, A+ Hardware
CTS1133, Desktop Operating Systems (A+ Software)
CTS1390, Installing & Configuring Windows Server
CNT1510, Wireless Networking
CTS2940, Cybersecurity Capstone
Meet Ejarra, Cybersecurity Student
"I do the same IT networking and hacking that I would do in the real world."
What will you do with a Cybersecurity Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Cyber Security Analyst
Cyber Security Engineer
Auditor - Information Security
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Are you ready to Get Started?
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