Cybersecurity

The Cyber Security program is designed to provide an affordable path toward a career in the fast-growing cyber security field, which includes: Network Forensics, Cyber Defense, Network Systems Administration or Systems Security Administration. The degree program utilizes hardware and software systems that align with those currently used in the commercial market. The CYB.AAS program is intended for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating. The curriculum is closely aligned to that of the National Science Foundation’s CyberWatch degrees providing a clear path for graduates to transfer to such a program in a four year institution.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Cyber Security program is designed to provide an affordable path toward a career in the fast-growing cyber security field, which includes: Network Forensics, Cyber Defense, Network Systems Administration or Systems Security Administration. The degree program utilizes hardware and software systems that align with those currently used in the commercial market. The CYB.AAS program is intended for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating. The curriculum is closely aligned to that of the National Science Foundation’s CyberWatch degrees providing a clear path for graduates to transfer to such a program in a four year institution.

 


Area of Interest:
Computer Studies
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
CIS-181 Linux/Unix Essentials 3
CST-103 Microcomputer Operating Systems I: Workstations 3
CRJ-101 Administration of Justice 3
MTH-100 Algebraic Concepts 4
    15/16
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
CIS-285 Linux Networking and Security3 3
CIS-238 Database Security and Protection4 3
CST-102 Intro to Networking 3
MTH-111 Intro to Statistics 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
CRJ-120 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
CSC-171 Introductory Python Programming 3
CST-201 Advanced Networking5 3
CST-210 Digital Forensics and Investigations5 4
CST-109 Upgrading and Repairing PC’s 3
    16
Second Semester
CST-204 Computer and Network Security6 3
CST-220 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing7 4
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective 4
...-... Diversity: Humanities General Education Elective or  
...-... Diversity: Social Science General Education Elective 3
    14
  Total Minimum Credits 61
1Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2Prerequisite: MTH-140
3Prerequisites: CIS-181, CST-102 and CSC-171
4Prerequisites: CIS-105, CIS-101, CIS-103, CIS-181 OR CIS-206
5Prerequisite: CST-102
6Prerequisite: CST-102; Co-requisite: CST-109
7Prerequisite: CST-210

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Conduct digital forensics investigations and to investigate potential security breaches of computer data.
  2. Examine professional and ethical codes of conduct with respect the cyber forensics.
  3. Identify security risks and summarize possible remedies.
  4. Develop solutions for networking and security problems, balancing business concerns, technical issues and security.

Employment Opportunities

  • Information Security Engineer
  • Computer Forensics
  • Data Scientist
  • Information Assurance Specialist
  • Security Specialist

Contact Person

Richard Dolan, Director
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4518
email: rdolan@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

11.1003

Program Code

CYB.AAS