Information Systems Technology: Cyber Security Specialization

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Information Systems Technology Major, Cyber Security Specialization 

Graduates from this specialization can expect to find entry level jobs in computer security related fields.

Curriculum

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
  • ITE 120 Principles of Information Systems, 3 cr
  • ITE 119 Information Literacy, 3 cr
  • ITN 208 Protocols and Communication, 4 cr
  • SDV 101 Orientation to the IT Profession, 2 cr
  • MTH 103 Applied Technical Math I, 3 cr
    or
    MTH 151 Mathematics for Liberal Arts 1, 3cr
  • ITN 106 Microcomputer Operating Systems, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Second Semester

  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3 cr
  • ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting, 3 cr
  • ITP 100 Software Design, 3 cr
    or
    CSC 200 Introduction to Computer Science, 3 cr
  • ITD 110 Web Design I, 3 cr
  • ITE 160 Introduction to E-Commerce, 3 cr
  • ITN 260 Network Security Basics, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Third Semester

  • ITD 130 Database Fundamentals, 3 cr
  • ITN 103 Administration of Network Servers, 3 cr
  • IT Programming Elective, 3 cr
  • ITN 261 Network Attacks, Computer Crimes and Hacking, 3 cr
  • ITN 262 Network Communication, Security and Authentication, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Fourth Semester

  • ITN 263 Internet/Intranets Firewalls and E-Commerce Security, 3 cr
  • ITN 276 Computer Forensics I, 3 cr
  • ITP 296 Internship in IT, 3 cr
  • or
    ITP 298 Seminar and Project, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/ Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Total credits required: 66

Notes