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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 51 cr.
CISP220 Web Page Applications 3 cr.
CISP231/233/237/241 Programming Language I - Choose between C++, C#, Java or Visual BASIC 3 cr.
CISP232/234/239/242 Programming Language II - Sequential to language chosen in Programming Language I 3 cr.
CISP238 Server Side Scripting I 3 cr.
CISP311 Database Systems 4 cr.
CISP312 Data Structures 3 cr.
CISP420 Distributed Architectures 3 cr.
IAAS245 Disaster Recovery 3 cr.
IAAS325 Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
IAAS331 Database and Distributed Systems 3 cr.
IAAS332 Authentication and Audits 3 cr.
IAAS481 Information Security and Assurance 3 cr.
IAAS491 Cryptography 3 cr.
IAAS492 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Assurance 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
*NETW111 or NETW220 Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Recommended Open Electives 2-3 cr.
IAAS483 Prevention, Detection Process 3 cr.
IAAS490 Information Assurance and Security Internship 3 cr.
GPMT400 Financial Management of Projects 3 cr.
NETW235 UNIX/Linux Server Administration 3 cr.