Cybersecurity/Information Assurance

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The Information Assurance major has been designed to provide you with the level of expertise and techniques needed in protecting critical information networks that are at the heart of operations from government to private companies and organizations. 

Drawing upon a variety of other disciplines, such as criminal justice, business, forensics and legal studies, and combined with courses in computer science, information technology, and network administration and programming, you will be skilled to be on the forefront in solving and tracking such cybercrimes as hacking and data manipulation. 

Potential areas of employment include:

  • Homeland Security
  • Corporate and industrial security
  • Law enforcement
  • Government intelligence services
  • Banking and finance

Program Highlights

  • A valuable partnership with AccessData, the leading provider of E-Discovery, Computer Forensics, Mobile Device Forensics, and Cyber Security software for law firms, corporations and other organizations;
  • 30 credit hours of laboratory-based digital forensic classes
  • Resume building, work study program in the field that begins in the sophomore year.

Cybersecurity Core Curriculum Courses

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Procedure for the Criminal Justice Professional
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • White Collar Crime
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • Introductory Information Assurance
  • Fundamentals of Network Security

Sample Electives

  • Elementary Data Sturcture
  • Introduction to Incident Response
  • Network Intrusion

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