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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Computer Information Technology, Cyber Security 2+2 to UC, A.A.S.

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Transfer to University of Charleston

Major Code: 359

This program is designed for those who want to work in the cyber security field of computer information technology.

In addition to General Education Outcomes, students should be able to:

1. Explain fundamental security concepts in networking, hardware, and software.

2. Troubleshoot network security and abnormal networking behaviors.

3. Apply problem-solving and critical thinking skills to manage security techniques and methodologies. 

4. Explain major concepts and theories used in Cloud computing and architecture.

5. Apply ethical practices to cyber-security threats and vulnerabilities.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 37 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than average for all occupations. Demand for information security analysts is expected to be very high as these analysts will be needed to come up with innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or creating havoc on computer networks. Most information security analysts can work for computer companies, consulting firms, federal or state government agencies, or business and financial companies.

Note: The “2+2” term is used to refer to a transfer agreement through which a student completes an associate degree at one institution and finishes a bachelor degree at another institution. Due to individual student factors, part-time or full-time status, need for transitional education coursework, scheduling and availability of courses, or other factors, all students may not be able to complete these degrees in 2 (Associate) or 4 (Bachelor) years. The term “2+2” does not imply a guarantee that a student will be able to complete all course requirements in 4 years.

The term 2+2 articulation agreements contain very specific requirements that have been agreed upon and approved by the administration and faculty at both institutions. Because of this, petitions for course substitutions will not usually be considered or approved to allow a student to graduate under a 2+2 program.

Students are encouraged to contact a member of the Cyber Security faculty at the University of Charleston early in their program of study at WVNCC to obtain information and counseling concerning their Cyber Security transfer program. However, to be eligible to transfer, students must have a 60-hour Associate’s degree in Cyber Security with a minimum GPA of 2.0, in order to transfer into the University of Charleston’s Cyber Security program.

CIP Code: 111003

First Year

Second Year

Total Credits (60)

*Choose from CIT 107 , CIT 112 , CIT 205  

IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION:  ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.

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