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Cybersecurity - AAS

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 4304047109

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Course Title Credits
General Education Core
ENG 101Writing I3
MAT 150College Algebra3
Heritage or Humanities Course3
Natural Science Course3
Social and Behavioral Course3
General Education Subtotal15
Technical Core
CYS 100Cybersecurity Orientation1
CYS 101Cybersecurity Foundations3
CYS 130Introduction to Cyber Forensics3
CYS 140Data Security3
CYS 145Foundations of Cyber Systems3
CYS 150Secure Software Development I3
CYS 202Human, Organizational, and Societal Security3
CYS 245Advanced Cyber Systems3
CYS 285Cryptography3
ENG 102Writing II3
Oral Communication3
CYS 299Cybersecurity Capstone3
Technical Core Subtotal34
Students must complete one of the tracks listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Secure Coding Track

This program is not currently offered at a KCTCS College.
Program Plan Number: 430404701

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Required Courses49
CYS 250Secure Software Development II3
or CYS 251 Secure Software Development Bridge
CYS 255Secure Software Development III3
CYS 258Survey of Programming Languages3
CYS 270Secure Web Applications3
Cyber Elective0-3
Total Credits61-64

Network Defense Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430404702

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Required Courses49
CYS 265Network and Cloud Forensics3
CYS 247Linux Security3
CYS 248Network Security and Authentication3
CYS 249Ethical Hacking3
Cyber Elective0-3
Total Credits61-64

Cyber Forensics Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430404703

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Required Courses49
CYS 234Computer Operating Systems Forensics3
CYS 265Network and Cloud Forensics3
CYS 266Mobile Device Forensics3
CYS 249Ethical Hacking3
Cyber Elective0-3
Total Credits61-64

Cyber Science Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 430404704

Course Title Credits
Required
General Education and Technical Core Required Courses49
Select one of the following two options:3
Heritage or Humanities Course 1 3
Social and Behavioral Course 2 3
Natural Science Course With a lab3-4
Select one of the following five options:3-5
Statistics
Statistics: A Force in Human Judgement
Statistical Methods and Motivations
Calculus I
Calculus I
Select one of the following two options:6
Cyber Electives
(Natural Science course(s) AND Quantitative Reasoning Course(s)) 4
Total Credits64-67

Cybersecurity Electives

Course Title Credits
CYS 231Internet of Things Security and Forensics3
CYS 234Computer Operating Systems Forensics3
CYS 249Ethical Hacking3
CYS 250Secure Software Development II3
CYS 258Survey of Programming Languages3
CRJ 211Liability & Legal Issues3
Electives approved by CYS coordinator 5