Information Systems Security
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 certifications.
The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.
Associate in Applied Science
NC CIP: 11.1003
POS Approved: Fall 2015
|Course||Course Title||HOURS PER WEEK|
|Class||Lab/ Shop||Clinical/ WBL||Credit|
|NET 125||Networking Basics||1||4||0||3|
|NET 126||Routing Basics||1||4||0||3|
|NOS 110||Operating System Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|SEC 110||Security Concepts||2||2||0||3|
|Introduction to Computers||(2)||(2)||(0)||(3)|
|Basic PC Literacy||1||2||0||2|
|NOS 120||Linux/UNIX Single User||2||2||0||3|
|NOS 130||Windows Single User||2||2||0||3|
|SEC 150||Secure Communications||2||2||0||3|
|SEC 160||Security Administration I||2||2||0||3|
|Mathematical Measurement and Literacy||2||2||0||3|
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3||0||0||3|
|Introduction to Business NEW VERSION 2015||3||0||0||3|
|Info Sys Business Concept||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|DBA 110||Database Concepts||2||3||0||3|
|SEC 210||Intrusion Detection||2||2||0||3|
|___ ___||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||**||**||0||3|
|CIS 115||Intro to Prog & Logic||2||3||0||3|
|SEC 289||Security Capstone Project||1||4||0||3|
|Intro Interpersonal Com||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
|Prof Research & Reporting||(3)||(0)||(0)||(3)|
Total Credit Hours: 71
- : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
- : Local Requirement
- : Instructional Service Agreement
- : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
- : Global Distinction
- : Requisite(s)
Students are encouraged to take CCT-231 and CCT-250 that are designated by the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) that is sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Please note that NET-110 is required prior to taking CCT-250.
** Hours vary depending on course selection.