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Degree & Certificate Options

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Cyber Security Degree | Certification

With a two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Cyber Security, students will be prepared to begin rewarding careers across a wide spectrum of organizations and locales - ranging from public, private, and non-profit. PPSC's Cyber Security degree is designed to make you job-ready at graduation.

Cyber Security Associate of Applied Science

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1005 Computer Literacy or

CIS 1018 Intro to PC Applications 

CIS 1024 Intro to Operating Systems

CNG 2060 Certified Cisco Network Associate I

CSC 1019 Intro to Programming (Python) 

Total 14 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 2023 Linux 

CNG 1002 Local Area Networks

CNG 1032 Network Security Fundamentals

CNG 2061 CISCO Network Associate II  

ENG 1031 Technical Writing I 

Total 17 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

CNG 2057 Network and Defense and Countermeasures 

CNG 2070 CCNA Security

CSC 1029 Introduction to Secure Coding

MAT 1340 College Algebra MA1 (4)

Total 15 Credit Hours 

Course & Credit Hours

CSC 2017 Advanced Python Programming

CNG 2080 Internship

SOC 2018 Sociology of Diversity: SS3

Approved Cyber Security Elective - See an advisor 

COM 1150 Public Speaking or

COM 1250 Interpersonal Communications 

Total 15 Credit Hours 

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Program Information Flyer

The 2-year course offering schedule is intended to be used as a general planning tool. Course offerings may change. 

2-year course offerings Printable Program Flier (PDF)
2-Year Course Offerings