Overview of Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) Convergence Related Programs July 2012

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I
nformation Assurance and Cybersecurity



Degree and Certificate Programs

1.

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Associate of
Applied Science Degree
-

2
options

a.

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Option

b.

Cyber Forensics Option

2.

Certificates

a.

Network Security


20 credit hours

b.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Preparation


16 credit hours

c.

Advanced Network Security


15 credit hours

d.

Server
Administration and Security


17 credit hours

e.

Cyber Forensics


16 to 18 credit hours




http://www.aacc.edu/catalog/interactivecatalog1112/



Other Convergence Related Degree and Certificate Programs



1. Internet and Mobile Device Software Development
-

Associate of
Applied Science Degree

a. Internet applications development option

b. Mobile device applications development option

2. Computer
Network Management Certificate

Unix/Linux system administrator certificate
-

26 credits

3. Internet and Mobile Device Software Development Certificate
-

12
credits


Other Related Degree and Certificate Programs



Computer Science Transfer
-

Associate of
Science Degree

1.

Computer science

2.

Computer information systems

3.

Management information systems

4.

Game and simulation programming



Computer Information Systems
-

Programming/Analysis Associate
of Applied Science Degree



Computer Information System
Certificates

1.

Computer Specialist Certificate
-

33 credits

2.

Visual Basic.Net
-

33 credits

3.

Scientific Programming
-

25 credits


Publication Design on the Internet Certificate Programming Option
-

22 credits



Overview of A
nne
A
rundel
C
ommunity College (AACC)
Convergence Related

Programs


July 2012


Grants


CyberWatch

-

focused on increasing the quantity and quality of the information assurance
workforce.

http://atecenters.org/cyberwatch/


P
athways to Cybersecurity Careers Consortium

-

$5 million, 3
-
year, grant
,
partners
ac
ademia,
industry and government
to train a new pipeline of cyber security related workers.

http://www.aawdc.org/cyber

Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and
Career Training Grants Program


AACC
sha
res in
$19.7 million
award; AACC focused on
cyber technology and mechatronics

certificate
development
.
http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/eta20111409fs.htm

Engineering Scholars
Program (ESP).


AACC awarded a $600,000 grant from NSF

to develop

strategies and support structures to assist all
scholarship recipients, including underrepresented populations (women and minorities) in Engineering
and Engineering Technologies.

NASA
Teaching from Space


NASA
-
supported Rockets as Systems
workshop
curriculum for
pre
-

K
-
12

teacher professional development
intended
to foster
appreciation of STEM subjects in.

NASA K
-
12 grant

To support development of project based earth and space mission m
odules for high school students and
curriculum for faculty professional development.

Recognition

The National Security Agency (NSA) named AACC a Center of Academic Excellence

-

AACC was
the first community college in the country certified by NSA and Comm
ittee on National Security
Systems (CNSS) to map its courses to the 4011 standard.


The National Security Agency (NSA) and The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have
designated Anne Arundel Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence

in
Information Assurance 2
-
Year Education (CAE
-
2Y).

NSA/CNSS has
also
certified AACC's
curriculum to map to the 4013 standard.

http://www.nsa.gov/ia/academic_outreach/nat_cae/institutions.html


The Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) has named AACC a National Center of
Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE).
More information can be found at:
http://www.dc3.mil/cdfae/



Accomplishments in the Convergence Area



Developed
new curriculum and programs: Cyber Forensics;
Internet and Mobile Device Software
Development



Develop or participate in summer camps, cybersecurity and
cyber forensics competition
s



Implemented Mentoring Program to increase number of female students in computer
-
related
degrees



S
cheduled to open a 30,000 square foot
Center for

Cyber and Professional Training

(CCPT in
August 2012
)
;

will include specialized c
ybersecurity and digital forensics training labs, an
accredited testing center and faculty and staff offices.



Participated in development of a
Cybersecurity Workforce Framework

http://csrc.nist.gov/nice/framework/documents/NICE
-
Cybersecurity
-
Workforce
-
Framework
-
printable.pdf



Challenges




Curriculum development
-

being able to keep up with the constantly changing nature of the
field



Faculty recruitment


finding qualified
faculty to teach in IA and Cybersecurity programs



Increase inter
est of local students in STEM



Internship Opportunities (or lack the
reof) for students


Updates on enrollment numbers

Programs

FTE 326.30

Headcount 1,009


Average Credit Load

8.97

Graduates Degrees 91 Certificates 53


Any other information you think your peer colleges would be interested in.

We have been working with our Industry Leadership Council to create
a sustainable pipeline of
internships for our students
.