Information Technology - Information Security AS

Program Information

Degree Type: AS
Program Code: ITSE
Hegis Code: 5199
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The Information Security degree will introduce students to secure coding techniques, information assurance and network security in order to prepare them for transfer to a wide range of different schools and technology degree programs. This broad-based curiculum offers an alternative path to students interested in Computer Science and /or Information Technology to transfer and complete a security-related degree at a baccalaureate granting institution.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-4 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3

Writing I

ENG101 or ENG100A &ENG100B
3

SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication 

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110; ENG 103 Writing in and about the Sciences or ENG 110 Elements of Technical Writing recommended
4 Introductory Statistics with Probability MAT127 (Prereq Required)
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science

EGR105 Engineering Physics I or PHY111 General Physics I recommended

3

SUNY GEN ED Mathematics or

SUNY GEN ED Natural Science

MAT129 Discrete Mathematics recommended
2-3

Health and Wellness

Ped activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, PED207 or PED211

(Note: PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

3

SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization

HIS100, HIS101 or HIS102
3

SUNY GEN ED American History

HIS103 or HIS104
3 SUNY GEN ED Social Science  
3 Liberal Arts and Science SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreighn Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities  
3 Introduction to Networking CIS131
3 Network Security I CIS135 (Prereq Required)
3 Introduction to Programming CIS143 (Prereq Required)
4 Intermediate Programming in a Windows Environment CIS144 (Prereq Required)
3 Information Security CIS212 (Prereq Required)  this one shows blank page
3 Database Management Systems CIS237 (Prereq Required)
6-7

Computer Science Elective

Choose 2 (Prereq Required) from:

CIS136 IT Security Essentials

CIS232 Server Administration

CIS243 Data Structures and Objects in C++

CIS250 Virtualization and Security

 

3

Liberal Arts and Sciences SUNY GEN ED Electives

(At least 2 credits must be from SUNY GEN ED Knowledge Areas)
6 Electives  
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

 

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 HRD 100, HRD 100A or HRD 110
3 ENG 101 or ENG 100A & ENG1 00B
4 MAT 127
3 CIS 131
3 CIS 143
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science - EGR 105 or PHY 111 recommended
3 ENG 102 - ENG 110
3 SNY GEN ED Mathematics or SUNY GEN ED Natural Science - (MAT 129 recommended)
3 HIS 101, HIS 102 or HIS 103
3 CIS 144
1 Health and Wellness
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 SUNY GEN ED Social Science
3 CIS 135
3 CIS 211
3 Computer Science Elective - CIS 136, CIS 232, CIS 243 or CIS 250 - see Note 1
6 Electives
Fourth Semester
3 HIS 103 or HIS 104
3 CIS 237
3 Language Arts and Scineces SUNY GEN ED The Arts, For Language, Other World Civilization or Humanities
3 Computer Science Elective - CIS 136, CIS 232, CIS 243 or CIS 250 - see Note 1
3 SUNY GEN ED Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

NOTES:

1. Information Assurance focus area - CIS 243 and CIS 250; Network Security focus area - CIS 136 and CIS 232.

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