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Information Management-Security and Network Assurance BAS

Information Management - Security and Network Assurance Concentration Overview (T803)

Type of Award

BAS - Bachelor of Applied Science

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Bachelors

Program Description

The program is 120 hours in length and articulates from existing Associates in Science/Associates in Applied Science degrees in the computer science field. The core curriculum includes coursework in project management, systems design and programming, business law, finance and business writing.

Admission Requirements

To apply for the bachelor's degree program in Information Management, students must have earned an A.S. or A.A. degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Students who have earned a minimum of 60 credits and a 2.0 GPA but do not have an associate degree may be accepted with permission of the dean. This program requires a specific set of prerequisite courses in the computer science discipline. Please see a bachelor's degree advisor for more information on the specific lower-division course requirements. Please see the Admissions section of the catalog for detailed admission requirements for bachelor's degree programs.

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses in the curriculum, have at least a 2.0 GPA and have earned a “C” or better in all general education courses and upper division courses. Students must also meet the foreign language requirements. (Additional Information)

Capstone course: The following Capstone criteria must be met prior to registration in the course:

  1. All lower division courses are satisfied
  2. All upper division common core classes are completed
  3. Successful completion of 12-15 credits of concentration area courses
  4. Capstone may be taken concurrently with no more than two 3-credit courses and not any upper division common core courses. Restrictions may apply.

Program Length

Total program semester hours: 120

Location

This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Professor Hector Hernandez, hernandh@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-4118

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of this program, students will be prepared to work in information technology-related positions such as Information Technology Managers, Application Programmers, Network Administrators, Database Administrators, Computer Software Engineers, Systems Analysts and Business Analysts.

Career Path Notes

After completion of this program, students may choose to apply for graduate study at a public or private university

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Courses From A.S./A.A.S. Degree (Credits: 42)

Courses from A.A./A.A.S. degree (Lower 42 Division Details)

General Education Courses (Credits: 36)

General Education Courses

36 credits

General Education Courses: Transferable

Upper Division Common Core Courses (Credits: 21)

BUL3130Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (BAS)

3 Credits

COP3530Programming Languages and Concepts (BAS)

3 Credits

GEB3213Business Writing (BAS)

3 Credits

FIN3400Principles of Financial Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3113Systems Analysis and Design (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3212Database Management Systems (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3314Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

BUL3130, GEB3213 and FIN3400: Courses from existing Supervision & Management BAS degree

Concentration Area Required Courses (Credits: 15)

CNT4408Information System Security (BAS)

3 Credits

CNT4406Network Security and Cryptography (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4320Applications In Information Security (BAS)

3Credits

ISM4220Business Data Communications, Telecommunications/network (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4323Security Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Concentration Electives (select 3 credits)

ISM4324Computer Forensics (BAS)

3 Credits

GEB4940CBachelors Internship (BAS)

3 Credits

Concentration Capstone Course (Credits: 3)

ISM4331Capstone Experience: Security and Network Assurance (BAS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

Course Sequence

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

FIN3400Principles of Financial Management (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3113Systems Analysis and Design (BAS)

3 Credits

COP3530Programming Languages and Concepts (BAS)

3 Credits

FIN3400: Course from existing Supervision & Management BAS degree

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 6)

GEB3213Business Writing (BAS)

3 Credits

BUL3130Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (BAS)

3 Credits

GEB3213 and BUL3130: Courses from existing Supervision & Management BAS degree

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 6)

ISM3212Database Management Systems (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM3314Project Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 12)

CNT4408Information System Security (BAS)

3 Credits

CNT4406Network Security and Cryptography (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4320Applications In Information Security (BAS)

3Credits

ISM4220Business Data Communications, Telecommunications/network (BAS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year Two) (Credits: 3)

ISM4323Security Management (BAS)

3 Credits

Term One - Fall (Year Three) (Credits: 6)

ISM4324Computer Forensics (BAS)

3 Credits

Or

GEB4940CBachelors Internship (BAS)

3 Credits

ISM4331Capstone Experience: Security and Network Assurance (BAS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120