Information Technology & Cybersecurity A.A.S.

Victor Valgenti, Program Director

The Information Technology & Cybersecurity A.A.S. provides students the foundational skills for supporting users and computing in a networked environment. In addition, the NSA and DHS have designated Missoula College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber-Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y). This degree emphasizes cyber-security at every level of information technology from simple use, to computer support and system administration. Finally, as a member of AWS Educate, Missoula College also provides expertise in Cloud computing which is a fundamental skill for the future as companies more and more move to virtual operations. This concentration includes work in Operating Systems and System Administrations, Routing, Hardware Maintenance and Repair, and Scripting and Security.

The University of Montana is a Cisco Networking Academy, CompTIA Authorized Academy, and a member of the Microsoft Developers Network Academic Alliance. Opportunities exist for professional certification from Cisco (CCNA, CCENT, CCVA), Microsoft and Comp TIA (A+, Network+ and Security+).

Associate of Applied Science - Information Technology & Cybersecurity

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 63

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Summary

Required

63

Total Hours

63


Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BGEN 105S

Introduction to Business

3

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking

3

CSCI 150

Introduction to Programming

3

CSCI 151

Interdisciplinary Computer Science I

3

CSCI 172

Intro to Computer Modeling

3

CSCI 215E

Social & Ethical Issues in CS

3

CSCI 240

Databases and SQL

3

ITS 150

CCNA 1: Exploration

3

ITS 152

CCNA 2: Exploration

3

ITS 165

Introduction to Operating Systems and the Command Line

3

ITS 212

Network OS - Server

3

ITS 214

Network OS - Infrastructure

3

ITS 221

Project Management

3

ITS 222

Enterprise Security

3

ITS 250

CCNA 3: Exploration

3

ITS 274

Ethical Hacking and Network Defense

3

ITS 279

Cloud Systems

3

ITS 280

Computer Repair & Maintenance

3

ITS 289

Professional Certification

1

ITS 298

Internship/Cooperative Education

2

M 115 (or higher level mathematics course)

3

WRIT 101

College Writing I

3

Total Hours

63

Minimum Required Grade: C-