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Information Systems Cybersecurity
2014 - 2015 Information Systems Cybersecurity

Program Options:

AAS – Information Systems Cybersecurity
Certificate –
Information Systems Cybersecurity
Certificate – CISSP Information Systems Cybersecurity Professional

 

The Information Systems Cybersecurity AAS degree prepares students for a career in cybersecurity management and support in addition to the tasks relating to network management, system administration, technical support, hardware/software installation, and equipment repair. The program graduate will be able to design and install secure network systems based on customer requirements, monitor and maintain network traffic and security, and maintain network hardware and software.

Courses and hands-on labs in this program will assist the graduate in preparing to take a variety of Cisco, Microsoft, and CompTIA certification examinations.

Students planning to transfer to a college or university should check with the Collin academic advisor prior to beginning this program. 

 

AAS – Information Systems Cybersecurity
63 credit hours

FIRST YEAR
First Semester

CPMT 1305 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software
ITMT 1370 Configuring and Supporting Microsoft Windows 7
ITMT 2301 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration
ITNW 1358 Network +
MATH 1314 College Algebra1

Second Semester
ECON 1301 Introduction to Economics  (See other Social / Behavioral Sciences Options)
ITCC 1371 CCNA 1 Cisco - Introduction to Networks
ITMT 2351 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration
ELECTIVE *

Summer
ENGL 1301 Composition I
ITCC 1374 CCNA 2 - Routing and Switching Essentials


SECOND YEAR
First Semester

ITCC 2371 CCNA 3 - Scaling Networks
ITCC 2372 CCNA 4 - Connecting Networks
ITSY 2300 Operating System Security
ITSY 2301 Firewalls and Network Security
ITSY 2342 Incident Response and Handling

Second Semester
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I  (See other Humanities / Fine Arts Options)
ITSY 2341 Security Management Practices (Capstone)
ITSY 2343 Computer System Forensics
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication  (See other Speech Options)

1. May substitute MATH-1316, MATH-1324, MATH-1325, MATH-1332, MATH-1342, MATH 1350, MATH-1351, MATH-1414, MATH-2305, MATH 2312, MATH-2318, MATH-2320, MATH-2413, MATH-2414, MATH-2415, MATH-2417, or MATH-2419

* Elective (3-5 credit hours): ITSY-1300 or ITSY-2572

Note: Many ITCC, ITMT, ITNW (except ITNW 2374), and ITSY courses are offered in eight-week express sessions.

 

  

Certificate – Information Systems Cybersecurity
33 credit hours

FIRST YEAR
First Semester

ITCC 1371 CCNA 1 Cisco - Introduction to Networks
ITMT 2301 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration
ITNW 1358 Network +

Second Semester
ITCC 1374 CCNA 2 - Routing and Switching Essentials
ITMT 2351 Windows Server 2008: Server Administrator
ELECTIVE *


SECOND YEAR
First Semester

ITSY 2300 Operating System Security
ITSY 2301 Firewalls and Network Security
ITSY 2342 Incident Response and Handling

Second Semester
ITSY 2341 Security Management Practices (Capstone)
ITSY 2343 Computer System Forensics

* Elective (3-5 credit hours): ITMT 2356, ITSY-1300 or ITSY-2572

Note: Many ITCC, ITMT, ITNW (except ITNW 2374), and ITSY courses are offered in eight-week express sessions.


 

Certificate – CISSP Information Systems Cybersecurity Professional
17 credit hours

First Semester
ITNW 1358 Network +
ELECTIVE*

Second Semester
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security
ITSY 2341 Security Management Practices
ITSY 2572 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Common Body of
               Knowledge Domain Instruction (Capstone)

*  Elective (3 credit hours): Any ITSY course not listed above, with consent of Program Director

Note: Many ITCC, ITMT, ITNW (except ITNW 2374), and ITSY courses are offered in eight-week express sessions.

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION
 
Program Director:
Dave Galley
PRC-H213
972.377.1676

Academic Advisor:
Catherine Smith
PRC – F134
972.377.1780


National Information, Security & Geospatial Technologies Consortium Website:
www.nisgtc.org