IT Security Specialization

IT Security Specialization

Program Director: Fred J. Croop, MBA, CMA, CPA

The IT Security Specialization of the BS in IT is designed to meet an existing and ever-increasing workforce need for IT Security professionals with liberal arts-based bachelor's level preparation.

Overview

The Information Technology degree with a specialization in Information Technology Security prepares Information Technology managers to establish the procedures, policies, and practices that should be in place to protect information and data.

The curriculum is similar to the major in Information Technology except that there is an emphasis on six (6) IT Security courses.

  • Introduction to IT Security
  • Security Management and Risk Assessment
  • Access controls, Models, and Cryptography
  • Physical Security & Disaster Recovery
  • IT Privacy and Legal Issues
  • Current Issues & Trends in IT Security

Contact

For more information please contact:

Fred J. Croop
MBA, CMA, CPA
Phone: (570) 674-6327
fcroop@misericordia.edu

Course Requirements

Course Number

Title

Credits

CPS 101

Intro to Programming

3

CPS 121

Computer Programming

3

CPS 432

Database Management Design

3

CPS 222

Computer Organization

3

CPS 321

Operating Sys., Architecture

3

COM 215/CPS 215

Web Design and Production

3

MIS 110

Intro to Management Information Systems

3

MIS 220

Applied Networking Design

3

MIS 310

Object Oriented Programming I

3

MIS 312

Software Engineering

3

MIS 491

Information Technology Management

3

ITS 200

IT Security

3

ITS 300

Security Mgt and Risk Assessment

3

ITS 410

Access controls, Models, and Crypt

3

ITS 420

IT Privacy and Legal Issues

3

ITS 430

Physical Sec & Disaster Recovery

3

ITS 490

Current Issues & Trends

3

IT Elective

3

BUS 300

Quantitative Methods I

3

Core – Humanities – HIS/POL – Bank A

3

Core – Humanities - HIS/POL – Bank B

3

Core – Humanities - ENG

3

Core – Humanities – ENG

3

Core – Humanities – RLS - RLS 100

3

Core – Humanities – RLS

3

Core – Humanities – FA

3

Core – Humanities – FA

3

Core – Humanities – PHL - PHL 100

3

Core – Humanities - PHL

3

Core – Math Bank A

3

Core – Math Bank B

3

Core - Science (lab required)

4

Core - Science (lab optional)

3

Core – Business – Macroeconomics

3

Core - Social Science

3

Free elective

3

Free elective

3

Free elective

3

Free elective

3

Free elective

3


IT Security Elective
Options
ACC 101Principles of Accounting3
CPS 232Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis3
CPS 331Organization of Programming Languages3
CPS 341Introduction to Game Programming3
CPS 351Internet Programming3
CPS 485Special Topics in Computer Science3


Total Credits = 121

As of August 2014

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