Information Security Specialist

Diploma Program
IS12

Program Description
The information security specialist diploma is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Program graduates receive an information security diploma. (Program Length: 4 Semesters Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Information security specialists in business and industrial firms, financial institutions, government agencies, software developers, and Internet Service Providers


MICROSOFT CONCENTRATION – ISM2

1st SEMESTER
13 Hours

FYES 1000 First Year Experience

CIST 1001 Computer Concepts

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I

CIST 1122 Hardware Install & Maintenance

2nd SEMESTER
14 Hours

CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament

CIST 1601 Information Security Fund

CIST 1602 Security Policies & Procedures

CIST 2411 Microsoft Client


3rd SEMESTER
16 Hours

CIST 2412 Microsoft Server Directory Serv

MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics

CIST 2601 Implement Operating Syst Security

CIST 2602 Network Security

4th SEMESTER
13 Hours

CIST 2611 Implem Internet/Intranet Firewall

CIST 2612 Computer Forensics

CIST 2413 Microsoft Server Infrastructure

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Prof Dev




UNIX/LINUX CONCENTRATION – ISL2

1st SEMESTER
13 Hours

FYES 1000 First Year Experience

CIST 1001 Computer Concepts

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I

CIST 1122 Hardware Install & Maintenance

2nd SEMESTER
14 Hours

CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament

CIST 1601 Information Security Fund

CIST 1602 Security Policies & Procedures

CIST 2431 Introduction UNIX/Linux


3rd SEMESTER
16 Hours

CIST 2432 UNIX/Linux Server

CIST 2433 UNIX/Linux Advanced Server

CIST 2601 Implement Operating Syst Security

CIST 2602 Network Security

4th SEMESTER
13 Hours

CIST 2611 Implem Internet/Intranet Firewall

CIST 2612 Computer Forensics

MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Prof Dev




CISCO EXPLORATION CONCENTRATION – ISC2

1st SEMESTER
13 Hours

FYES 1000 First Year Experience

CIST 1001 Computer Concepts

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I

CIST 1122 Hardware Install & Maintenance

2nd SEMESTER
13 Hours

CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament

CIST 1601 Information Security Fund

CIST 1602 Security Policies & Procedures

MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics


3rd SEMESTER
14 Hours

CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals

CIST 2601 Implement Operat Syst Security

CIST 2602 Network Security

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev

4th SEMESTER
16 Hours

CIST 2452 Cisco Routng Protocols & Concpts (Term B)

CIST 2453 Cisco LAN Switching & Wireless (Term C)

CIST 2611 Implem Internet/Intranet Firewall

CIST 2612 Computer Forensics




56 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

Term B (1st mini semester) Course, Term C (2nd mini semester) Course

Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites which are not included in the above curriculum.
Please refer to individual course descriptions.

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