2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity (HA35)

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The program provides preparation for students to obtain entry-level positions in the field of cybersecurity and computer crime deterrence. It also provides preparation and assistance to students for successful transfer to other institutions of higher education. It provides essential skills required to gain and to maintain employment at entry level positions as computer crime investigators, computer security specialists, and federal law enforcement officers. This new program combines elements of both NVCC’s Criminal Justice and Computer Information Systems programs to offer students a strong grounding in understanding the investigative nature of cybersecurity in the criminal justice realm as well as gaining technical skills in computer science networking and programming.

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.


Program Requirements

Competency Requirement

Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Credits: 3

Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethical Credits: 3

Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/ Written Communication Credits: 3

Historical Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3

Oral Communications Credits: 3

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Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3

Scientific Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 4

 Scientific Knowledge must have a lab component.

Scientific Reasoning Credits: 3

Social Phenomena Credits: 3

Written Communication Credits: 3

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Program Outcomes


Total Credits: 61

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

1 Students planning to transfer to a 4-year school should plan to complete MAT* H167 - Principles of Statistics  or MAT* H172 - College Algebra .

Becoming Connecticut State Community College

STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here www.ct.edu/ctstate/academics for more detail about this exciting transition!

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