AAS in Cyber Security - Digital Forensics Emphasis to BS in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cyber Security and Forensics (National American University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to National American University)
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN CYBER SECURITY – DIGITAL FORENSICS EMPHASIS TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WITH AN EMPHASIS IN CYBERSECURITY AND FORENSICS

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Engineering, Technology, Mathematics and Sciences

Available at: Richland Campus

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Certain courses for this program are only offered at the Richland Campus. Contact your advisor for information.

AAS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

ITCC 1414 – CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks

MATH 1314 – College Algebra This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ITSC 1416 – Linux Installation and Configuration OR
  • ITSC 1405 – Introduction to PC Operating Systems

POFI 1104 – Computer Fundamentals Students must choose Word Processing Skills or Spreadsheet Skills.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

ITSY 1400 – Fundamentals of Information Security

ITMT 2405 – Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

ITDF 1400 – Introduction to Digital Forensics

SPCH 1321 – Business and Professional Communication This is a (CB 090) Core course.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

ITDF 1405 – Digital Data Storage Forensics

ITDF 2425 – Digital Forensics Tools

Humanities/Fine Arts Core Elective This is a (CB 040 or CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ITDF 2420 – Digital Forensics Collection OR
  • ITSE 1429 – Programming Logic and Design

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 15)

ITSY 2442 – Incident Response and Handling

ITDF 2430 – Digital Forensics Analysis

Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective This is a (CB 080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ITDF 2435 – Comprehensive Digital Forensics Project OR
  • ITDF 2471 – Internship for Digital Forensics

NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN CYBER SECURITY – DIGITAL FORENSICS EMPHASIS TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WITH AN EMPHASIS IN CYBERSECURITY AND FORENSICS

QUARTER-BY-QUARTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the National American University portion of this transfer pathway, please contact Amanda Oppel, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at (816) 412-7702 or aoppel@national.edu or the Strategic Partnership Enrollment Services team at (855) 210-5641.

QUARTER 1 (Total Hours: 19 quarter credits)

CS1203 Bridge to Success Creating Your Future at NAU (This is a required course) (5 quarter credits)

EN1300 Composition II

CI1320 Computer Concepts

CI1420 Principles of Programming

QUARTER 2 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CI2011 Introduction to Database

EN3050 Technical Communications

MT1050 Introduction to Business

Any Science Elective

QUARTER 3 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

MA3000 Business Statistics

CI3070 Human-Computer Interaction User-Centered Design

CI3155 Computer Ethics

Any Behavioral/Social Science Elective

QUARTER 4 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CI3310 Website and Web Application Design

CI3680 Java Programming

CI4220 Project Management

Any Science Elective

QUARTER 5 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

CI3710 Internet Security

CI3715 Cybercrime & Information Systems

CI4221 Systems Analysis and Design

Any Humanities Elective

QUARTER 6 (Total Hours: 9 quarter credits)

CI4223 Integrated Systems Project

Any Open Elective

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by National American University 2.17.2021