Jul 23, 2024  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2023-2024 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Cybersecurity and Systems Administration, A.A.S.

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Offered at Main Campus

Cybersecurity and Systems Administration is a 21-month (seven-term) program. This specialty emphasizes the installation, operation, security and maintenance of computer systems and networks used in business and industry. Labs are equipped with modern computer equipment and networks.

Students meeting all program and graduation requirements receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. This major may be entered in the Fall term.

A laptop computer is required for first-term students.  Laptop computer requirements are available from the department office at (641) 683-5215.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Utilize desktop and server hardware
  2. Utilize desktop and server operating systems
  3. Utilize native, virtual and cloud-based business solutions
  4. Applied use of troubleshooting techniques
  5. Implementation of technical documentation and communication skills
  6. Identify with practical computer and network security
  7. Network installation and management
Program Total: 86 Credits

Term I

Total: 15 Credits

Total: 11 Credits

Total: 12 Credits

Term IV

Total: 12 Credits

Term V

Total: 13 Credits

Total: 10 Credits

Term VII

Total: 10 Credits


*Refer to General Education Course Requirements (A.A.S.)  for approved courses.

*Optional Course(s)


Additional Diplomas and Certificates

Diplomas within this program include:

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