Information Systems Security

Information Systems Security A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
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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.

NSA-NIATP Courseware Certification

Courseware in the Information Systems Security program has been certified by the National Security Agency, National Information Assurance Education and Training Program meeting the requirements as set forth by the national training standards Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals NSTISSI No. 4011 and Systems Administrators (SA), CNSSI 4013. This certification gives A-B Tech the authority to recognize candidates who demonstrate that they have met 4011 and 4013 training standards. Candidates who have met the standard will be issued a certificate of recognition acknowledging their completion of the CNSS 4011 and 4013 requirements.


Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, BUS, CIS, CTI, DBA, NET, NOS and SEC


First Semester

ACA 115
1 Credit Hour(s)
CIS 111
2 Credit Hour(s)
NET 125
3 Credit Hour(s)
NOS 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
SEC 110
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

DBA 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
NET 126
3 Credit Hour(s)
ENG 111
3 Credit Hour(s)
NOS 130
3 Credit Hour(s)
PSY 150
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

MAT 171
4 Credit Hour(s)
NOS 120
3 Credit Hour(s)
SEC 160
3 Credit Hour(s)

Fourth Semester

CTI 240
3 Credit Hour(s)
NET 225
3 Credit Hour(s)
NET 226
3 Credit Hour(s)
SEC 210
3 Credit Hour(s)
SEC 220
3 Credit Hour(s)

Fifth Semester

BUS 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
CIS 115
3 Credit Hour(s)
SEC 150
3 Credit Hour(s)
SEC 260
3 Credit Hour(s)

Sixth Semester

Curriculum is based on the 2015-16 catalog.

  • 73 Total Credit Hours Required