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Bachelor's of Science in Information Technology - Cyber security

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Earn a Bachelor's of Science in Information Technology - Cyber security from the University of Cincinnati while attending Southern State Community College. Students will spend 2 years at SSCC obtaining a degree in Computer Technology with a focus in Cyber security and Networking and the next 3 years students will take classes online from the University of Cincinnati and Southern State Community College while working in the field to obtain their Bachelors of Science in Information Technology - Cybersecurity. Students will not be required to stay in residency or dorms during the program, which is a HUGE cost savings!

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Curriculum

Semester 1 - SSCC

Course # Course Title Credits
PHIL 1107 Ethics 3
CSCI 2246 IT Fundamentals 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
CSCI 1150 IT Essentials 3
CSCI 2275 Professionalism 1
– – – – – – General Elective 3

Semester 2 - SSCC

Course # Course Title Credits
MATH 1141 College Algebra 4
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3
CSCI 2233 CISCO Introduction to Networks 3
CYBR 2210 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3

Semester 3 - SSCC

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1155 Linux 3
PHYS 2201 General Physics I 4
CSCI 2240 Systems Analysis 3
CSCI 2236 CISCO Routing and Switching Essentials 3
CYBR 2220 Ethical Hacking 3

Semester 4 - SSCC

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 2234 Server Administration 3
CSCI 2290 Computer Technology Capstone 3
COMM 1110 Interpersonal Communication 3
CSCI 2239 CISCO Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation 3
CYBR 2230 Advanced Cybersecurity 3

At the conclusion of their fourth semester, students will earn their Associate degree from Southern State Community College and transfer to UC BSIT Online program. They will complete the remaining semesters as UC students while taking the highlighted Southern State Community College courses. Students should work with their UC and Southern State Community College advisors to finalize their degree plan and develop their co-op schedule. Students will be required to complete 3 semesters of co-op experience.

CO-OP 1

Semester 5 - UC

Course # Course Title Credits
MATH 1022 Trigonometry 3
IT 2060C Database Management I 3
IT 3071C Computer and Network Forensics 3
CSCI 2020 Implications of IT 3
CJ 1001 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENGL 4092 Technical and Scientific Writing 3

CO-OP 2

Semester 6 - UC

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 1121 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
MATH 1071 Discrete Math 3
IT 3072C Computer and Network Forensics 3
IT 3060C Database Management II 3
IT 4020 Management in IT 3
IT 2021 Human Computer Interaction 3

CO-OP 3

Semester 7 - UC

Course # Course Title Credits
MATH 2281 Introductory Statistics 3
IT 4077C Special Topics in Cybersecurity 3
IT 5001 Senior Design Practicum 3
IT 5071 Senior Design Project Management 3
CSCI 1165 Digital Design 3

Semester 8 - UC

Course # Course Title Credits
IT 5002 Senior Design Practicum II 3
IT 5072 Senior Design Project Management II 3
Nat Sci BIOL/CHEM/GEOL/PHYS 3
CSCI 2263 HTML 5 Programming 3
POL 2035 National/International Cyber Policy/Procedure 3

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