Major Code
250A

This program is designed to provide entry-level skills in managing information security programs, consists of preserving information confidentiality and protection, risk management, data and system integrity, availability, authenticity, utility and combines fundamental information technology and IT security core curriculum. The program is based on information security concepts, principles, methods, techniques, practices, and procedures that guide today’s IT security professionals. Graduates will be qualified for entry-level careers in cybersecurity and information assurance in federal, state and local agencies, and the private sector as IT security specialists, firewall and VPN specialists and data assurance specialists. In addition, students will be prepared for COMPTIA, Net+, A+ and CCNA certifications.

General Education Requirements

15

COM100 Fund of Speech Communication

3

or

COM121 Communication in the Workplace

3

ENG101 First-Year Composition I

3

or

ENG152 Business Communication

3

ENG102 First-Year Composition II

3

or

ENG153 Technical Writing

3

Mathematics Elective

3

Social and Behavioral Science Elective

3

Core Program Requirements

24

CIS110 Business Information Systems

3

CIS115 Introduction to Programming

3

CIS118 Information Technology Professional

3

CIS137 CISCO I

3

CIS150 Computer Science I: Java Programming

3

CIS170 Networking Essentials

3

CIS180 Linux/UNIX Operating System

3

CIS187 Introduction to Scripting

3

Major Program Requirements

21

CIS206 Managing Network Environments

3

CIS207 Security Awareness

3

CIS208 Penetration Testing

3

CIS209 Cloud Technology

3

CIS210 Ethical Hacking

3

CIS211 Firewalls and VPNs

3

CIS237 CISCO II

3

Program Total

60