Cyber Systems

 

 

The UAFS Cyber System Program offers college-level courses to students.  These courses teach foundational skills in cyber systems and computer science.  Additionally, these courses support the degree requirements for the bachelor degree in information technology, certificate programs or a minor in information technology.

What is coding?  Why should you consider a career in cyber systems?  Check out the links below!

What can I learn?

Below is a sample schedule of the course sequence of high school students.

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Year 1

     CS1093 Computer Science and Information Science Concepts     

CS 1014 Foundations of Programming I

Year 2

CS1024  Foundations of Programming II

CS1044  Foundations of Networking

Year 3

CS1033  Foundations of Operating Systems

CS2013  Data Base Systems I

 

 

What degree can I obtain?

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

 

Who can take the classes?

Students in grades 10th – 12th at any partner school that meets the admissions qualifications can sign up to take Cyber Systems classes. Check out the Admissions page for more information.

 

How do I qualify?

Students will need to have at least a 2.0 GPA and meet minimum test score requirements as listed below:

  • ACT of 17 in English, Math, AND Reading

Additionally, students will need to have a Math ACT score of 23 or have completed College Algebra by the time they get to the 2nd year of the program. Check with your counselor for additional information.

 

What schools participate?

Partner schools involved with the Robot Automation program:

  • Alma High School
  • Fort Smith Future School
  • Greenwood High School
  • Northside High School
  • Van Buren High School (2nd year)

 

Industry Partners

In addition to college curriculum, students are connected with industry partners through the program. Students will have the opportunity to network with professionals currently working in a professional position, talk with a mentor about what their company can offer, explore skills needed in a workforce, and tour places of business in our region. The following companies are industry partners with our programs:

  • ABB/Baldor Electric Company
  • ArcBest
  • Arvest
  • Arkansas Air National Guard 188th Wing
  • Arkansas Army National Guard
  • Hickory Springs Manufacturing
  • Pernod-Ricard
  • Trane Custom Commercial
  • Walmart Technology Services (Corporate)
  • Weldon, William, and Lick, Inc.

 

How do I join?

Concurrent Credit

Students completing the Robot Automation program may also be interested in completing additional general education concurrent credit through the UAFS Smart Start program. Click here for additional information.