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Cybersecurity Specialist
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The Computer Information Systems’ Cybersecurity 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, 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 Specialists.


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Information Security Specialist (68 hrs)
core courses
Area I Language Arts/Communications
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
Area II Social/Behavior Sciences
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavior Science course
(3)
Area III Natural Sciences/Mathematics
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
Area IV Humanities/Fine Arts
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts course
(3)
Program-Specific Gen. Ed. Course Requirements
An additional 3 cr. must be taken from Area I, II, III, or IV
3
 
Information Security Specialist
occupational courses
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2601 Operating Systems Security
4
CIST 2602 Network Security
4
CIST 2611 Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective
4
XXXX xxxx Elective*
4
Select one of two courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals
(4)
*See program advisor for list of approved electives
 


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Information Security Specialist (53 hrs)
core courses
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I
3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics
3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
 
Information Security Specialist
occupational courses
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2601 Operating Systems Security
4
CIST 2602 Network Security
4
CIST 2611 Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective*
4
CIST xxxx CIST Networking Elective*
4
Select one of two courses below for Introductory-Level Networking Class for a min. of 4 cr.
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament
(4)
CIST 2451 Cisco Network Fundamentals
(4)
*See program advisor for list of approved electives
 


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Computer Forensic and Investigation Specialist
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CRJU 1021 Private Security
3
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics
4
CIST 2620 Computer Security/Corporate Fraud
3
CRJU 1062 Methods of Crim Investigation
3
CIST xxxx Operating Systems Course
(3)
 
Cyber Crime Specialist
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CRJU 1010 Intro to Criminal Justice
3
CRJU 2050 Criminal Procedure
3
CIST 1001 Computer Concepts
4
CIST 1122 Hardware Install&Maintenance
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics
4
 
Information Security Specialist - (Stand-alone)
CIST 1601 Information Security Funds
3
CIST 2601 Operating Systems Security
4
CIST 2611 Implementing Internet/Intranet Firewalls
4
CIST 1602 Security Policies and Procedures
3
CIST 2602 Network Security
4
CIST 2612 Computer Forensics
4
 




*All program information subject to change without notice.

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Program Admission Information

High school diploma or GED Required for admission.

ACCUPLACER SCORES
Min. Scores
Sentence Skills
Reading Comp.
Arithmetic
Algebra
Degree
70
64
N/A
57
Diploma
60
55
34
N/A



Instructors & Faculty

Hagler, Darren