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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 52 cr.
BIOL120 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology 4 cr.
CISP233 C# Programming I 3 cr.
CISP234 C# Programming II 3 cr.
CISP280 Artificial Intelligence 3 cr.
CISP325 Data Mining 3 cr.
IAAS222 Biometrics Fundamentals 3 cr.
IAAS223 Applicable Biometrics 3 cr.
IAAS326 Biometric Spoofing 3 cr.
IAAS332 Authentication and Audits 3 cr.
IAAS340 Biometric ID and Privacy Laws 3 cr.
IAAS350 Biometric Algorithms 3 cr.
IAAS380 Computer Vision 3 cr.
IAAS410 Pattern Recognition 3 cr.
IAAS425 Biometric Security Architectures 3 cr.
IAAS446 Advances in Biometric Technologies 3 cr.
MATH205 Applied Linear Algebra 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Recommended Open Electives 1-2 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.