2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology Cybersecurity, AAS

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Program Description

This degree will give students the technical foundation to understand cyberspace and manage security related risks. Upon completion of the program, students will have a detailed understanding of the following areas:

  • Security vulnerabilities
  • Threats and attacks
  • Mitigation solutions for modern cyber networks
  • Network infrastructure and how to protect it
  • Web Development and Web Systems

Admission Requirements

Follows the adminission requirements of Wright State University - Lake Campus. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Student who complete the AAS in Information Technology and Cybersecurity will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
  • An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies of human computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems and technologies
  • An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation, and administration of computer-based systems
  • An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment
  • An understanding of best practices and standards and their application

For More Information

Program Requirements:

I. Wright State Core: 22 hours

Social Science: 4 hours

Natural Science: 4 hours

Additional Core Courses: 4 hours

II. Computer Science and Engineering Core Courses: 32 Hours

III. Computer Science and Engineering Elective Courses: 6 Hours

Total: 60 Hours

Graduation Planning Strategy

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