Information Security , Assoc. of Applied Science

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The Information Security Program provides the skills for students to become highly skilled computer systems security professionals and to train individuals for entry-level positions as data security analyst, systems security administrators and network security administrators. In this program, students will master the latest security technologies and will examine the issues of information security awareness, network security hardware, systems and network security planning and defense, network security organization and the legal and ethical issues associated with information systems security. Students also will complete a capstone project and will design information security systems and implement a security strategy for a network. Students completing this degree program will be able to use the curriculum fundamentals learned to prepare for the A+, CCNA, Network+, Security+, and SCNP industry certification exams. Students planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in Information Assurance, Information Security or related programs at area four-year institutions should work closely with the Information and Engineering Technology department chair and Advising in order to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

Curriculum

Learning Foundations Overall Requirements
Humanities Course Unrestricted
General Education - Science
General Education - Social Sciences (A.A.S.)
General Education - Information Technology
General Electives - 3 Credits
  • Complete 3 credit hours from any subject. NOTE: PED courses may not be used to meet this requirement.

Details

Department

Mrs. Bridget Bartlebaugh, Chair

Address:

CAT Room 129

Phone:

(301) 322-0752

Contact Information

Enrollment Services, Bladen Hall Room 125

Phone:

(301) 322-0864

Email us:

enrollmentservices@pgcc.edu