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Cybersecurity transfer to Oregon Tech

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Associate of Science Degree
Courses for this Program

About the Program

The Associate of Science (AS) degree is based on a signed articulation agreement with Oregon Tech. The program is designed for students transferring to its baccalaureate degree program in Cybersecurity. Students must work closely with advisors in their areas of interest to ensure electives are appropriate. The curriculum allows for 53 core credits within the major area. By completing all appropriate credits (including electives), students will fulfill required lower division coursework for transfer to Oregon Tech.

Students should be aware, however, that if they transfer before completing this degree, their courses will be evaluated individually toward the transfer requirements of the college of their choice.

Program Learning Outcomes

The curriculum in RCC courses is derived from a set of identified learning outcomes that are relevant to the discipline. The program learning outcome for the Cybersecurity Transfer to Oregon Tech degree is:

Demonstrate the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to defined information systems technology.

Ability to design and implement information systems using the latest technology and standard best practices.

Ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical issues with the use of information systems and technology.

Ability to demonstrate written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete the Placement Process to determine skill level and readiness in math, reading, and writing. As part of their training program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined through the Placement Process. In addition, students may also be required to enroll in classes that would increase their employability and success.

Advanced Standing

Coursework from accredited universities will be accepted in accordance with college policies. In
order to ensure that coursework is current, program courses over five years old must be reviewed
and approved by the appropriate department chair before being accepted toward core requirements.
Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

The Associate of Science degree will be awarded to students who complete all credits in this program
with a grade of “C” or better. Students should be aware that SOU requires a grade of “B” in
CS161 and CS162 for transfer. Certain required courses are also graded on a pass/no pass basis only.
A grade of “P” for these courses indicates a student earned the equivalent of a “C” or better grade.

Course No.
Course Title
CIS/CS__ Approved Computer Information Science or Computer Science class, CIS120/CS120 or above, or documented computer proficiency within the past ten years 1 0-2
MTH95 Intermediate Algebra or MTH96 Applied Algebra II or designated placement score 0-4
WR115 Introduction to Expository Writing or designated placement score 0-3
  Total Prerequisite Credits 0-9
General Education Requirements
Course No.
Course Title
COMM111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking  4
ECON201 Principles of Microeconomics 4
ECON202 Principles of Macroeconomics 4
LIB127 Introduction to Academic Research  1
MTH111 College Algebra 4
MTH112 Elementary Functions 4
PSY202 General Psychology II 4
WR121 English Composition I 4
WR227 Technical Writing  4
  Approved humanities electives 1 6-8
  Approved science electives 2 4
  Total General Education Requirements 43-45
Core Requirements
Course No.
Course Title
BA206 Management Fundamentals 3
BA211 Financial Accounting I 4
BA212 Financial Accounting II 4
BA213 Managerial Accounting 4
BA226 Business Law 4
CIS125DB Data Base Management Systems 3
CIS140 Operating Systems 4
CIS179 Introduction to Networks 4
CIS227 PC Hardware Fundamentals and Repair 3
CIS279 Network Operating Systems 4
CIS240LX Advanced Operation Systems – Linux 4
CIS284 Network Security Fundamentals 4
CIS133C# Programming Fundamentals Using C# 4
CS275 Database Development I 4
  Total Core Credits 53
Total Program Credits
1 Approved Humanities Electives (Complete at least two courses from the following list, 6-8 credits. A maximum of three performance or studio-based credits indicated by an asterisk are allowed.)
Course No.
Course Title
ART115, 116* Basic Design (Composition/Color Theory) 3-3
ART131, 132, 133* Introduction to Drawing 3-3-3
ART204, 205, 206 History of Art I, II, III 4-4-4
ART234, 235, 236* Figure Drawing I, II, III 3-3-3
ART237, 238, 239* Illustration 3-3-3
ART281, 282, 283* Painting I, II, III 3-3-3
ENG104, ENG105, ENG106 Introduction to Literature 4-4-4
ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 World Literature 4-4-4
ENG201, ENG202 Shakespeare I, II 4-4
ENG204, ENG205, ENG206 Survey of English Literature 4-4-4
ENG253, ENG254, ENG255 Survey of American Literature 4-4-4
ENG257 African American Literature 4
ENG260 Introduction to Women Writers 4
ENG275 The Bible as Literature 4
HUM101, HUM102, HUM103 Introduction to Humanities 4-4-4
HUM215, HUM216, HUM217, HUM218, HUM219 Native American Arts and Cultures 4-4-4-4-4
MUS101 Music Fundamentals 3
MUS105 Music Appreciation 3
MUS108 Music in World Cultures 4
MUS111, 112, 113 Music Theory and Aural Skills I, II, III 4-4-4
MUS201 Introduction to Western Music 4
MUS205 History of Jazz 3
MUS206 Introduction to Rock Music 3
MUS211, 212, 213 Music Theory and Aural Skills IV, V, VI 4-4-4
MUS261, MUS262, MUS263 History of Western Music I, II, III 4-4-4
MUS264, MUS265, MUS266 History of Rock I, II, III 3-3-3
PHL101, PHL102, PHL103 Philosophical Problems/Ethics/Critical Reasoning 4-4-4
REL201 World Religions 4
REL243 Nature, Religion and Ecology 4
SPAN201, SPAN202, SPAN203 Second Year Spanish I, II, III 4-4-4
2 Approved Science Electives (At least four credits must be completed from a laboratory-based science course in BI, CHEM or PH.)

For more information, contact the Computer Science department:

Phone: 541- 956-7127
Toll free in Oregon:  800-411-6508, Ext. 7127
Web address:
TTY:  Oregon Telecom Relay Service, 711

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