Our Cyber Security bachelor's degree program prepares individuals for a career as a security professional.
Our Cyber Security major's curriculum prepares students for success in IT Security, Cyber Security, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security. It is designed for students with some background in computers.
The field of Cyber Security offers many opportunities for workforce employment and career advancement. A description of the various Cyber Security-related job roles, descriptions and competencies can help you select which courses are right for you and assist you in charting your career in this growing field.
ITE 102: Introduction to Computer Science3 credits
ITE 101: Management Information Systems
ITE 220: Networking and Data Communications3 credits
ITE 145: Fundamentals of Information Systems Security3 credits
CSS 146: Legal Issues in Information Security3 credits
CSS 230: Managing Risk in Information Systems3 credits
CSS 245: Security Policies & Implementation3 credits
CSS 345: Auditing IT Infrastructure for Compliance3 credits
CSS 346: Access Controls, Authentication and PKI3 credits
CSS 435: Fundamentals of Network Security3 credits
CSS 436: Systems Forensics, Investigations and Response3 credits
CSS 437: Hacker Techniques, Tools and Incident Handling3 credits
CSS 438: Security Strategies for Web Apps and Social Networking3 credits
Please choose two of the following:6 credits
CSS 347: Security Strategies in Windows OS/Applications
CSS 348: Security Strategies in Linux OS/Applications
CSS 448: Cyberwarfare
CSS 490: Capstone3 credits
Outcomes & Pathways
Students who graduate with a major in Cyber Security will be able to:
- Explain the landscape, key terms, and concepts related to the many layers of information systems security.
- Explore and explain the fields in digital forensics and cyber policy analysis.
- Create policies and standard operating procedures for organizations that are ethically, morally, and legally sound while recognizing ethical dilemmas and social responsibilities.
- Identify and critically assess issues and concepts related to the protection of information and information systems.
- Use risk management principles to assess threats, vulnerabilities, countermeasures and impact contributions at risk in information systems.
- Illustrate and explain fundamental architectures of networks and the Internet, as well as their underlying principles.
Why Charter Oak State College?
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