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The Bachelor of Science degree in Information Assurance provides the proactive and reactive knowledge and skills that encompass security in the technological environment. Hands-on tools and techniques, supported by the latest trends and case studies, will cover myriad topics to present what security is and how to best protect an organization’s information assets. Students will learn to ensure appropriate treatment of risk, compliance, and assurance from internal and external perspectives.



Foundations of Excellence 36-37 cr.
ACES100 Achieving Career and Education Success 3 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL311 Professional Writing 3 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 College Algebra 3 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100L Applied Physics and Applied Physics Lab 3 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
SOSC301 Globalization and World Diversity 3 cr.
STAT220 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: (3-4) cr.
MATH140 Finite Mathematics 3 cr.
MATH150 Pre-Calculus 4 cr.
STAT322 Inferential 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 24 cr.
BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet 3 cr.
CISP111 Requirements Planning and Developing 3 cr.
CISP247 Database Design 3 cr.
GPMT287 Principles of Project Management 3 cr.
IAAS221 Security Foundations 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
NETW141 MS Client and Server OS 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
Major 42 cr.
CISP220 Web Page Applications 3 cr.
CISP253 Perl/Python Scripting 3 cr.
CSCI231 Introduction to Programming 3 cr.
CSCI420 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.
NETW151 or NETW220 Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks 3 cr.
IAAS490 or TECH489 Networking Internship or Field Experience in Technology 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.
Open Electives 7-9 cr.