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Cybersecurity - IS23 Degree

Program Description: The Computer Information Systems Information Security Specialist degree program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as Information Security Specialist.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 165 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science – Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 57
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts 4
CIST 1122 Hardware Installation and Maintenance 4
CIST 1601 Information Security Fundamentals 3
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures 3
CIST 2601 Implementing Operation Systems Security 4
CIST 2602 Network Security 4
CIST 2611 Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls 4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics 4
CIST 2613 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 4
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
XXXX xxxx CIS Networking Occupational Electives (12 Hours) 12
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (4 Hours) 4
Introductory Level Networking Course - Choose One of the Following (4 Hours) 4
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundamentals 4
CIST 2441 Network Home and Small Business 4
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals 4
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Computer Information Systems Instructor


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