2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Computer Networking: Cybersecurity - AAS

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The Computer Networking: Cybersecurity AAS degree is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to gain employment as information technology professionals focusing on cybersecurity. Core courses focus on network configuration, routing and switching, and operating systems. In-depth studies include cybersecurity operations, network forensics, and penetration testing. Students interested in college transfer for bachelor's degrees in Cybersecurity or Technology Management should see an academic advisor.

Credit Hours Required: 63

AAS General Education Requirements (19 credits)

Note: 1 Select from two different prefixes


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Computer Networking: Cybersecurity Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe and configure the hardware and software used in a medium to large-sized computer network.
  2. Describe the terms and technologies that comprise the field of cybersecurity, and implement strategies for managing an information security program.
  3. Maintain and repair personal computers.
  4. Perform administrative and troubleshooting tasks on operating systems.
  5. Administer and secure the Linux operating system.
  6. Describe network protocols and perform basic network device configuration.
  7. Configure Cisco routing, switching, and wireless technologies.
  8. Write and debug programs and scripts for application in a network environment.
  9. Configure and implement network security.
  10. Implement network security concepts and techniques in a security operations center.
  11. Install, troubleshoot, and monitor a secure network to maintain integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.
  12. Apply cybersecurity forensics techniques to network and computer systems.
  13. Identify and exploit network vulnerabilities.
  14. Analyze, design, implement, and present a cybersecurity project.