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The Bachelor of Science degree in Security and Information Assurance provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for securing the technological environment.  Biometric and application security concepts are combined with hands-on tools and techniques to present the student with the security layers necessary to best protect an organization’s information assets. Students can choose to major in computer security, biometric security or digital forensics.


**Which class should I take? When should I take it?  Please click here for a recommended program sequence.

Foundations of Excellence 21 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL311 Professional Writing 3 cr.
FRSM100 Career and Education Seminar 3 cr.
HUMN310-315 Global Cultures: Choice of country or culture 3 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
Foundations of Mathematics and Science 15 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 College Algebra 3 cr.
MATH140,150orSTAT322 Finite Math, Pre-Calculus or Inferential Statistics 3 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100L Applied Physics with Lab 3 cr.
STAT220 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
Foundations of Business 9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201 Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I 3-4 cr.
BUSN210 Professional Ethics 3 cr.
MGMT211 Management Foundations 3 cr.
Foundations of Technology 21 cr.
BITS212 Microcomputer Applications: Database 3 cr.
CISP111 Systems Foundations 3 cr.
CISP247 Database Design 3 cr.
CISP250 Discrete Structures 3 cr.
GPMT350 Principles of Project Management 3 cr.
IAAS221 Security Foundations 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
Major: Digital Forensics [ITF] 57 cr.
CISP231 or CISP233 Programming Language I - Choose between C++ or C# Programming I 3 cr.
CISP232 or CISP234 Programming Language II - Sequential to language chosen in Programming Language I 3 cr.
CISP253 Perl/Python Scripting 3 cr.
IAAS256 Windows Digital Forensics 3 cr.
IAAS345 Linux/MAC Forensics 3 cr.
IAAS355 Network Forensics 3 cr.
IAAS370 Mobile Device Forensics 3 cr.
IAAS375 File System/Operating Systems/Data Recovery 3 cr.
IAAS420 Reverse Engineering Malware 3 cr.
IAAS450 Advanced Topics in Digital Forensics 3 cr.
IAAS460 Digital Forensics Analysis and Report Writing 3 cr.
IAAS487 Internet/Email/Electronic Discovery 3 cr.
LEGL300 Evidence and Criminal Procedure 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
*NETW111 or NETW220 Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks 3 cr.
NETW141 MS Client and Server OS 3 cr.
NETW201 PC Maintenance and Management 3 cr.
NETW235 UNIX/Linux Server Administration 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Recommended Electives for Digital Forensics 0 cr.
CISP220 Web Page Applications 3 cr.
IAAS222 Biometrics Fundamentals 3 cr.
IAAS223 Applicable Biometrics 3 cr.
IAAS325 Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
IAAS332 Authentication and Audits 3 cr.
IAAS483 Prevention, Detection Process 3 cr.