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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity, A.S.

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

Total Credits Required: 61

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by department chairperson.
**Required of first time, full-time students.

(1) Liberal Arts/General Education Arts Elective Credits: 3

Course must be designated as both “SUNY General Education Arts” and “HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities” course.

(2) Liberal Arts/General Education American History Elective Credits: 3

Course must be designated as both “SUNY General Education American History” and “HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences Social Science” course.

(3) Liberal Arts/General Education Electives Credits: 9

Courses must be designated as a both “SUNY General Education” and “HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences” courses.

(4) Restricted Elective Credits: 3

Total Credits Required: 61

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study

Term Total: 13

Second Term

Term Total: 16

Third Term

Term Total: 16

Fourth Term

Term Total: 16