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Academic Programs - School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Cybersecurity
Associate in Science
HEGIS #5199
Chairperson: Dr. Ann B. Geisendorfer
Amstuz Science Hall, Suite 300, (518) 629-7342

Through a multidisciplinary approach, this program will provide students with a focus on cyberspace security and analysis of digital devices used within crime, as well as methods used and responsibilities necessary for government and private cybersecurity systems. This program is designed for students wishing to transfer to a bachelor's level Cybersecurity or similar program.

All Criminal Justice courses must have been taken within seven years and all Computer Information Systems courses must have been taken within five years in order to be applicable toward this degree program. CISS 100, CISS 120, CISS 125 and CRJS 245 must be taken at Hudson Valley.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra and geometry or 2 units of equivalent academic math (80 or above in each course) Fall only A 3.0 GPA is required for transfer students and major changes. 85 or above

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS*  

Course No.

Title

Credit Hrs.

FORM 109 College Forum (1)
ACTG 110 Financial Accounting 4
CISS 100 Introduction to Computing and Information Sciences 4
CISS 110 Programming and Logic I 4
CISS 120 Networking I-Intro to Data Communication 3
CISS 125 Computer and Information Security 3
CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJS 244 Digital Forensics 3
CRJS 245 Forensic Science I 3
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
ENGL 104 English Composition II: Writing about Literature 3
MATH 135 Elementary Statistics 4
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3
SOCL 100 Sociology 3
  (1) LAS/General Education Arts Elective 3
  (2) LAS/General Education American History Elective 3
  (3) LAS/General Education Electives 9
  (4) Restricted Elective 3
  Total Credits Required 61

*or specific course equivalents as approved by department chairperson.

(1) Course must be designated as both "SUNY General Education" (AR) and "HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities" course.

(2) Course must be designated as both "SUNY General Education" (AH) and "HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences Social Science" course.

(3) Courses must be designated as both "SUNY General Education" and "HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences" courses.

(4) Courses fulfilling this requirement: CRJS 150, CISS 111, CISS 218, or CISS, CRJS, ACTG, BADM, BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH, ENGR courses as advised and approved by Department Chair.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE FOR FULL-TIME STUDY
FIRST TERM
FORM 109 College Forum (1)
CISS 100 Introduction to Computing and Information Sciences 4
CRJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3
  Term Total 13
SECOND TERM
CISS 110 Programming and Logic I 4
ENGL 104 English Composition II: Writing about Literature 3
  LAS/General Education Arts Elective 3
  LAS/General Education American History Elective 3
  Restricted Elective 3
  Term Total 16
THIRD TERM
CISS 120 Networking I-Intro to Data Communication 3
CRJS 244 Digital Forensics 3
MATH 135 Elementary Statistics 4
SOCL 100 Sociology 3
  LAS/General Education Elective 3
  Term Total 16
FOURTH TERM
ACTG 110 Financial Accounting 4
CISS 125 Computer and Information Security 3
CRJS 245 Forensic Science I 3
  LAS/General Education Electives 6
  Term Total 16