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College of Computer & Information Technology

Associate in Science

Information Technology (IT) Security

ITSC-AS

Program Leadership Information

Dr. Sharon Setterlind, Dean, SP/G, (727) 341-4724
Therezita Ortiz, Professor, 727-791-5905

Program Summary

This Associate of Science degree is fully transferable to Technology Management BAS program at SPC.


The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2014 (480), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of "C" required in all Support and Major courses.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition I

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Composition I coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AS degree.

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Communications - Speech

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Speech coursework . Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Humanities and Fine Arts

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Humanities and Fine Arts coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Mathematics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Mathematics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Ethics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer/Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses. No minimum credits required.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. In some cases, this course may also be used to satisfy another General Education Requirement.

SUPPORT COURSES
Complete 21 credits

Network Fundamentals
3
Routing Protocols & Concepts
3
LAN Switching and Wireless
3
Accessing the WAN
3
Fundamentals of the Linux/Unix Operating Environment
3
SQL Database Design & Programming
3
Introduction to Computer Programming
3

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 24 credits

Database Security
3
Laws & Legal Aspects of IT Security
3
Incident Response & Disaster Recovery
3
Operating System Security
3
Ethical Hacking
3
Introduction to Network Security Foundations
3
Network Defense and Countermeasures
3
IT Security Internship
3
63
Total Credits