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Associates Degree: Cybersecurity and Networking

An area of emphasis leading to an entry level position
which specializes in networking and cyber defense.
Students completing this sequence will be expected to
assist network managers and cybersecurity managers in
small, medium, and large-sized organizations.


Note: All courses must be completed with a letter grade "C" or higher.

Subject & Number



CSIS 113 Introduction to Linux            3
CSIS 121 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3
CSIS 125 Network + Certification 3
CSIS 250 Introduction to Python Programming 4
CSIS 263
Security + Certification 3

Total 16

Note: Select at least NINE (9) units in any of the following courses:

Subject & Number



Business 128 Business Communication 3
Business 110 Principles of Information Systems 4
CSIS 120 Computer Maintenance and A+ Certification 3
CSIS 130 Windows Server: Installing & Configuring 2
CSIS 145 Introduction to TCP/IP 2

CSIS 213

Linux System Administration 3
CSIS 230 Windows Server: Administering 2
CSIS 264 Ethical Cybersecurity Hacking 3
CSIS 265  Computer Forensics Fundamentals 3

Total 9-10
Total Required 25-26
Plus General Education and Elective Requirements


Certificate of Achievement

Any student who chooses to complete only the courses
required for the above major qualifies for a Certificate
of Achievement in Cybersecurity and Networking. An
official request must be filed with the Admissions and
Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the
Academic Calendar.

Click below to download the Handout:

Cybersecurity and Networking


Last Updated: 09/03/2019
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  • Cuyamaca
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