Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Program Overview:

Information Technology is one of the fastest-growing career fields today. The Cybersecurity Information Assurance curriculum prepares students to support the information security needs of businesses. This curriculum can assist students in preparing for the following certifications: CompTIA (A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Project+), CISSP and Cisco Certified Network Associate. 

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Certificate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity Information Assurance, a graduate will be able to:

• Demonstrate knowledge of computer and network systems terms and concepts.

• Setup, install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware/software for desktop computer systems.

• Install, configure, manage, and maintain network-based voice, audio, and video technologies.

• Install, configure, manage, and maintain network infrastructure equipment and software.

• Demonstrate knowledge of computer and network security terms and concepts.

• Implement, configure, and troubleshoot network security software and hardware.

• Design secure computer and network infrastructures.

Freshman YearCredits
ITS 164 - Networking Fundamentals3  
ITS 271 - Securing Desktop/Mobile Devices4  
ITS 218 - Network Security3  
ITS 272 - Cyber Defense  3
ITS 274 - Ethical Hacking and Network Defense  3
Year Total: 10 6
Total Program Credits: 16