UNM Los Alamos

AAS Information Technology with Cybersecurity

AAS Information Technology with Cybersecurity

About the Program

This program is designed to develop skills that will assist a student in gaining entry-level employment in an information technology field such as computer security technician, technical support, and network administration.

A minimum of 64 credit hours with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. At least 15 of these 64 credit hours must be credit courses taken at a UNM campus. Information technology with cybersecurity emphasis component courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C or better. All other courses below used for this degree must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

General Education Requirements

WRITING AND SPEAKING (9 CREDIT HOURS)

  • ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition (3)

or

  • ENGL 112: Composition II (3)

or

  • ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition (3)
  • ENGL 119: Technical Communications (3) (ENGL 219 can substitute)
  • CJ 130: Public Speaking (3)

NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (4 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PHYC 102 and 102L: Introduction to Physics and Physics Laboratory
  • (PHYC 160 and 160L can substitute)

MATHEMATICS (3 CREDIT HOURS)

  • MATH 150: Precalculus Mathematics (3)
  • (MATH 162 can substitute)

FINE ARTS, FOREIGN LANGUAGE, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (3 CREDIT HOURS)

Students should select any applicable course from UNM Core Curriculum not applied elsewhere for this degree. 

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 19 CREDIT HOURS

TECHNICAL CORE REQUIREMENTS 45 CREDIT HOURS

  • CS 101: Introduction to Computing Science (4)
  • CS 152L: Computer Programming Fundamentals (3)
  • CS 220: Systems Analysis and Design (3)
  • CS 261: Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (3)
  • CS 293: Social and Ethical Computing (1)
  • IT 119: Networking Core Concepts (3)
  • IT 130: Microcomputer Operating systems (3)
  • IT 141: Technical Support (3)
  • IT 231: Systems Administration (3)
  • IT 250: Web Fundamentals (3)
  • IT 260: Information Assurance and Security (3)
  • IT 262: Scripting for Network Defense (3)
  • IT 265: Computer Forensics and Incident Response (3)
  • IT 271: Databases and Information Management (4)

IT elective (subject to departmental approval)

Choose 1 from 

  • IT 109: Information Technology Cooperative Education (3)
  • IT 293: IT Special Topics (3) 
  • CS 241L: Data Organization (3)

TOTAL TECHNICAL CORE REQUIREMENTS 45 CREDIT HOURS

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 64 CREDIT HOURS