2017-2018 Academic Catalog

IT - Cyber Security, Associate of Applied Science

Degree:

Associate of Applied Science

Overview

Most companies pay big money to ensure that their data and corporate secrets remain secret. In addition, governmental regulations are becoming more and more aggressive towards businesses that do not protect customer information, or medical organizations that do not protect customer health information from attack. This degree prepares students to enter the world of corporate security and data.

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Career opportunities

Companies are eager to hire people with understanding and skills necessary to manage technology.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the program, successful graduates should be able to:

  • Confirm personal testimony in the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Collaborate with others using interpersonal skills in an honest, ethical, and Christ-like manner.
  • Communicate effectively using written and verbal presentation principles.
  • Construct new knowledge using technology and information resource tools.
  • Comprehend and think critically to solve problems.
  • Cultivate a strong, professional work ethic and lifelong learning opportunities.
  • Conduct Vulnerability Assessment scans.
  • Conduct simple Penetration tests.
  • Design and document a corporate Security strategy.
  • Utilize various analysis and hacker tools to assess and secure corporate assets.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze network traffic and system audit logs.

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Course Requirements

Students are responsible to examine the course description of each course listed below for details of prerequisites, which must be satisfied before registering for the course.

Religion Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits

REL Two cornerstone religion courses (4 credit hours)

Course NumberTitleCredits
REL 200The Eternal Family

2 credits

REL 225Foundations of the Restoration

2 credits

REL 250Jesus Christ & Everlast Gospel

2 credits

REL 275Teach & Doct of Book of Mormon

2 credits

REL Two additional religion courses (4 credit hours)

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:8

College-wide Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 122Interpersonal Communications

3 credits

ENG 101Intro. to College Writing

3 credits

ENG 220Professional Bus Comm

3 credits

FIN 101Personal Finance

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Program Core Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
CS 112Programming Fundamentals

3 credits

IT 110Introduction to Business Tech

3 credits

IT 125Windows Client

3 credits

IT 130Intro to Windows Serv Admin

3 credits

IT 143Structured Query Language(SQL)

3 credits

IT 150Introduction to Networking

3 credits

IT 210Linux Administration

3 credits

IT 212Cyber Security Fund

3 credits

IT 220Risk Analysis & Governance

3 credits

IT 222Pen Testing and Detection

3 credits

IT 225Network Security Incident Resp

3 credits

IT 290Cyber Security Lab

3 credits

IT 295Info Tech Capstone Project

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:40

Program Electives

Select 6 credit hours from the following list. Be sure to check for prerequisites*.

Course NumberTitleCredits
IT 199IT Internship

3 credits

IT 216Information & Storage Mgmt

3 credits

IT 230Inter Windows Serv Admin

3 credits

IT 232Adv. Windows Serv Admin

3 credits

IT 240Administering Microsoft SQL

3 credits

IT 243Data Warehousing

3 credits

IT 250Inter Networking (ICND 1)

3 credits

IT 252Adv Networking (ICND 2)

3 credits

IT 270Advanced Linux w/LAMP

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 66

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Depending upon the number of preparatory courses a student must take, an additional semester may be required to complete the program.

First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
FIN 101Personal Finance

3 credits

IT 110Introduction to Business Tech

3 credits

IT 125Windows Client

3 credits

IT 130Intro to Windows Serv Admin

3 credits

Religion Cornerstone Religion course

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CS 112Programming Fundamentals

3 credits

IT 150Introduction to Networking

3 credits

IT 210Linux Administration

3 credits

IT 212Cyber Security Fund

3 credits

Religion Cornerstone Religion course

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Third Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
IT 143Structured Query Language(SQL)

3 credits

IT 220Risk Analysis & Governance

3 credits

IT 222Pen Testing and Detection

3 credits

Elective Select from Program Elective list below

3 credits

Religion Cornerstone or Religion Elective

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Fourth Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 122Interpersonal Communications

3 credits

ENG 101Intro. to College Writing

3 credits

IT 225Network Security Incident Resp

3 credits

IT 290Cyber Security Lab

3 credits

Religion Cornerstone or Religion Elective

2 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Fifth Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 220Professional Bus Comm

3 credits

IT 295Info Tech Capstone Project

4 credits

Elective Select from Program Elective list below

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Program Electives

Select 6 credit hours from the following list. Be sure to check for prerequisites*.

Course NumberTitleCredits
IT 199IT Internship

3 credits

IT 216Information & Storage Mgmt

3 credits

IT 230Inter Windows Serv Admin

3 credits

IT 232Adv. Windows Serv Admin

3 credits

IT 240Administering Microsoft SQL

3 credits

IT 243Data Warehousing

3 credits

IT 250Inter Networking (ICND 1)

3 credits

IT 252Adv Networking (ICND 2)

3 credits

IT 270Advanced Linux w/LAMP

3 credits

Graduation Requirements

  1. Minimum of 67 total semester credit hours as outlined
  2. Grade of C or higher in all core courses
  3. Cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or higher
  4. 2 cornerstone religion courses, 2 additional elective religion courses