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Computer Information Technology

LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEMS SECURITY ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIZATION

Associate of Applied Science Degree

ACCTech

The Security Administration Specialization is designed to prepare the student for employment in the areas of internet, network and operating system security. The curriculum focus is on providing skills in system security analysis, designing and creating secure systems, troubleshooting security problems via appropriate testing measures, conducting forensic documentation and the development, implementation and maintenance of an organizational security plan and policy. Due consideration is given to legal and ethical issues and current and emerging legal and technical issues.

  Semester I Credit Hours
    COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
  ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 3
    ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
    COSC 1315 Fundamentals of Programming OR 3-4
    ITSE 1331 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming NET OR
    ITSE 1411 Beginning Web Programming
  MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Economics OR 3
  MATH 1314 College Algebra
  ___
  15-16
  Semester II
  ITNW 1351 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs 3
  ITNW 2321 Networking with TCP/IP 3
  ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I 3
    ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
  ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 4
  ___
  16
  Semester III
  ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers: Windows 2008 3
  ITNW 2312 Routers 3
  ___
  6
  Semester IV
  ITSY 2300 Operating System Security 3
  ITSY 2301 Firewalls and Network Security 3
  ITSC 2337 UNIX Operating Systems II 3
  ___
  15
  Semester V
  ITSY 2342 Incident Response and Handling 3
  ITSY 2330 Intrusion Detection 3
  +#  ITSE 1450 System Analysis and Design: Project Management 4
  ITSC 2364 Practicum -- CIS, General OR 3
  ___
  13
  Semester VI
  ITSY 2343 Computer System Forensics 3
  ___
  6
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  TOTALS 71-72

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the following courses: SPCH 1311, SPCH 1315, SPCH 1318, SPCH 1321.
  2Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.
  3Must be selected from advanced Computer Information Technology or advanced Computer Science courses that are in accordance with career objectives. Subject to departmental approval.