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The Security and Information Assurance associate of science degree is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills for securing the technological environment.  Biometric and application security concepts are combined with hands-on tools and techniques to present the student with information on security layers necessary to best protect an organization’s information assets.


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

Foundations of Excellence 15 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
FRSM100 Career and Education Seminar 3 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
Foundations of Mathematics and Science 6 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 College Algebra 3 cr.
Foundations of Business 6 cr.
BUSN210 Professional Ethics 3 cr.
MGMT211 Management Foundations 3 cr.
Foundations of Technology 15 cr.
BITS212 Microcomputer Applications: Database 3 cr.
CISP111 Systems Foundations 3 cr.
CISP250 Discrete Structures 3 cr.
IAAS221 Security Foundations 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
Major [SIA] 18 cr.
CISP233 C# Programming I 3 cr.
CISP234 C# Programming II 3 cr.
IAAS222 Biometrics Fundamentals 3 cr.
IAAS223 Applicable Biometrics 3 cr.
IAAS245 Disaster Recovery 3 cr.
*NETW111 or NETW220 Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks 3 cr.
(*NETW101 will need to be completed as a co-requisite if NETW111 is chosen as the option.) - cr.