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    Apr 21, 2018  
2013-14 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2013-14 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]


Information Technology

Information Systems Security, A.A.S. (A25270)



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Information Systems Security covers a broad expanse of technology concepts. This curriculum provides individuals with the skills required to implement effective and comprehensive information security controls.

Course work includes networking technologies, operating systems administration, information policy, intrusion detection, security administration, and industry best practices to protect data communications.

Graduates should be prepared for employment as security administrators. Additionally, they will acquire the skills that allow them to pursue security certifications.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Demonstrate the proper use of terminology in relation to information technology.
  2. Identify legal, ethical, social, and security issues related to information systems security.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to install, manage, and maintain workstation and server operating system software.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to setup and install the hardware for a computer network.
  5. Create plans for intrusion detection solutions and identify best practices for the defense of systems.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to design and implement comprehensive information security architecture from the planning and design phase through implementation.

First Year


Second Year


Total Semester Hour Credits: 76


Note(s):


Course credits earned in the Major Courses over five years ago will not apply toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Information Systems Security.

*Contact Co-op office for course/section number.

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