Information Systems Security– A25270

Information Systems Security covers a broad expanse of technology concepts. This curriculum provides individuals with the skills required to implement effective and comprehensive information security controls.

Course work includes networking technologies, operating systems administration, information policy, intrusion detection, security administration, and industry best practices to protect data communications.

Graduates should be prepared for employment as security administrators. Additionally, they will acquire the skills that allow them to pursue security and networking certifications.

General Education Courses
COM 110 Introduction to Communications
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
PSY 150 General Psychology

Major Core Courses
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
CIS 115 Intra. to Programming and Logic
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concepts
DBA 110 Database Concepts
NET 125 Networking Basics
NET 126 Routing Basics
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts
NOS 130 Windows Single User
SEC 110 Security Concepts
SEC 150 Secure Communications
SEC 160 Secure Admin I
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection
SEC 220 Defense-in-Depth
SEC 289 Security Capstone Project

Other Major Courses
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support
NET 225 Routing and Switching I
NET 226 Routing and Switching II
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User
NOS 230 Windows Admin I
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I

Other Required Courses
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills

Total Semester Hour Credits for Diploma 74

Vendor Certifications:
To prepare for the IC3 {Internet and Computer Core) Certification, take the following course:

  • CIS 110 Introduction to Computers

To prepare for the MOS {Microsoft Office Specialist)- Access, take the following course:

  • DBA 110 Database Concepts

To prepare for the Network+ Exam, take the following course:

  • NET 125 Networking Basics

To prepare for the Security+ Exam, take the following course:

  • SEC 110 Security Concepts

To prepare for the MCP {Microsoft Certified Professional) Exam, take the following courses:

  • NET 110 Networking Concepts
  • NOS 110 Operating System Concepts
  • NOS 130 Windows Single User
  • NOS 230 Windows Admin I

To prepare for the Linux+ Exam, take the following course:

  • NOS 110
  • NOS 120

To prepare for the CCNA {Certified Cisco Network Associate) Exam, take the following
courses:

  • NET 125 Networking Basics
  • NET 126 Routing Basics
  • NET 125 Routing and Switching I
  • NET 126 Routing and Switching II

To prepare for the C I EH (Certified Ethical Hacker) Exam or the CISSP {Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Exam, take the following courses:

  • SEC 110 Security Concepts 1
  • SEC 150 Secure Communications
  • SEC 160 Security Admin I
  • SEC 210 Intrusion Detection
  • SEC 220 Defense-in-Depth