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Computer Science and Information Technology - IST - Criminal Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code: AAS.17165

This program is designed to prepare you for challenging positions in the rapidly growing field of Information Security and Technology. Criminal Technology covers the legal side of securing information as well as the technological side, by combining Criminal Justice classes with CST networking classes.

General Education Requirements

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
COM 112W3Fundamentals of Oral Communication ______________
OR ______________
COM 114W(3)Interpersonal Communication ______________
LW ---1Any 1 Credit LW Course AND ______________
LWA ---1Any 1 Credit LWA Course ______________
OR ______________
LW ---(2)Any 2 Credit LW Course ______________
MTH---3/4Any Approved Intermediated Algebra Course or Higher ______________
OAT 1513Business Communication I AND ______________
OAT 1523Business Communication II ______________
OR ______________
ENG ---(3)Any Approved College Composition I Course AND ______________
ENG ---(3)Any Approved College Composition II Course ______________
OR ______________
ENG ---(3)Any Approved College Composition I Course AND ______________
ENG 113(3)Technical Communication ______________
PHL 210W2Information Technology Ethics & Law ______________
POL ---3/4Any Approved American Government Requirement ______________
PSY 211W4General Psychology ______________

Required Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
CJ 110W3Introduction to Criminal Justice ______________
CJ 182W3Introduction to Security ______________
CJ 210W3Introduction to Criminal Investigation ______________
CJ 211W3Private Security and Investigative Methods ______________
CJ 215W3Introduction to Homeland Security ______________
CJ 220W3Crime Laboratory Techniques ______________
CST 1201PC Operating System Command Line Interface (DOS) ______________
CST 1262Unix/Linux Operating System ______________
CST 1284PC Hardware Concepts and Troubleshooting ______________
CST 133W4Computer Concepts & Competencies ______________
CST 1613Introduction to Networking ______________
CST 2284Advanced PC Troubleshooting ______________
CST 2603Scaling Networks ______________
CST 2664Information Security ______________
CST 2673Introduction to Computer Forensics ______________

Group I Electives (Choose one course from list)

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
CST 1592Database Operations ______________
CST 1622Introduction to Novell Network Administration ______________
CST 1632Introduction to Windows Network Administration ______________
CST 1643Routing and Switching Essentials ______________
CST 1653Linux Networking I ______________

Group II Electives (Choose one course from list )

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
CST 2593Database Administration ______________
CST 2623Advanced Novell Networking ______________
CST 2633Advanced Microsoft Networking ______________
CST 2643Connecting Networks ______________
CST 2653Linux Networking II ______________
CST 2693Cisco Security ______________

74/77Total Credits


1 - Proficiency in keyboarding is expected in all CST classes. OAT 170 is available for those students who need to build keyboarding skills.
2 - MTH 119 or any higher level Math course (with the exception of MTH 153) will meet the Math General Education requirement.
3 - A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in OAT 151 and OAT 152 (or ENG Comp I and II/113) and ALL Required Core and Elective Courses for the degree.
4 - CST 126, CST 128, CST 133W, CST 161, CST 228, CST 260, CST 266, CST 267, and ALL Elective courses are Key courses. Key courses must be completed within 5 years of completing degree. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat this course.

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