Information Security (AAS)

Program Information

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Information Security degree is designed to provide students with the knowledge and tools to understand how networks, operating systems and programs function. Emphasis is placed on developing the theoretical and practical skills needed to maintain security on mission-critical data and systems. The program is designed to meet the training needs of government and industry employees. The program covers a variety of information security disciplines which include both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific information technology (IT) security training. The Information Security program prepares students for internationally recognized IT certifications and high demands in business, industry and government.

Program Notes

This degree program includes an embedded Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Information Security Technology.

You must earn a grade of C or better in all courses required within this program.

You must complete 12-16 credits of Restricted Electives (RE). You cannot select courses used to satisfy the Required Courses area. A minimum of six (6) credits must be ITS prefixed courses.

Some RE courses may have prerequisites/corequisites that are not included in the total program credits. If you are interested in taking courses with additional requisites you will need to adjust your academic plan to include these courses OR obtain permission from your instructor to waive these requirements.

If you are transferring to a state university, you should select general education requirement courses with designation values.

For assistance with course selection, contact an Academic Advisor or the Program Director.

Apply for graduation when enrolling for your final semester.


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