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Connected Degree

Information Security

to Computer and Network Security

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Wilmington University.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's Information Security program addresses local, regional, and national workforce needs following the National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security standards. Students will learn how to build and maintain secure networks, diagnose and resolve vulnerabilities, implement security policies, and manage operating systems. Graduates will be prepared to protect personal and networked computing devices from various kinds of cyber attacks and will be qualified for entry-level positions such as computer network Technician, network specialist, computer support specialist, database administrator, and network administrator. Wilmington University's Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Network Security will provide students with credentials specializing in digital information security, information assurance, and computer forensics. Students trained in CNS will be fully equipped to work within today's rapidly expanding job market. In addition to becoming well-prepared for a technical career, students will also enhance their writing, verbal communications and analytical thinking skills.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Information Security
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Computer and Network Security
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
Semester 1CR
CIS120Intro to Programming4
CIS143Intro to Information Security3
CIS111Ethics and the Information Age3
ENG121Composition3
MAT153College Math & Statistics4
 17
Semester 2
CEN150Computer Assembly/Maintenance or4
ELC132Computer Service and Repair4
CIS146Computer Networking I or4
CIS192Network Tech & Administration4
CRJ101Intro to Criminal Justice* (Social Science Elective)3
ELC130Digital Electronics I4
ENG122Technical Writing/Communication3
 18
Semester 3
ISY150Introductory Scripting3
CIS196Computer Networking II or4
CIS197Network Advanced Admin.4
ISY201Advanced Operating Systems3
CIS243Information & Network Security4
XXXXXXTechnical Elective3/4
 17/18
Semester 4
CIS270Computer Forensics4
ISY250Network Defense & Counter Measures3
ISY251Hardening the Infrastructure3
XXXXXXSocial Science Elective3
ISY280Advanced Security Topics3
 16
Semester 5CR
MAT102College Math II3
LES330Cyber Law3
SEC230Introduction to Linux3
MIS320Management Information Systems3
 12
Semester 6
SEC310Cryptography: Algorithms & Applications3
SEC320Networks and Telecommunications3
SEC330Operating Systems and Computer System Security3
MAT308Inferential Statistics3
XXXXXX300/400 Level Program Elective3
 15
Semester 7
CRJ411Criminal Evidence and Procedures3
SEC335Linux for Systems Administrators3
SEC410Web and Data Security3
SEC420Data Integrity & Disaster Recovery3
 12
Semester 8
LES331Electronic Discovery3
SEC340Windows Operating Systems and Systems Administration3
SEC450Protecting Your Network: Firewall and Perimeter Security3
SEC435Advanced Network Management3
XXXXXXFree Elective*0/1
 12/13
Social Science Electives: CRJ 101, ECO 111, ECO 122, POL 111, PHY 100, PSY 100, PSY 121, SOC 111 *Students should take CRJ 101 for this connected degree. Technical Electives: CEN222, CEN223, CIS130, CIS250,CIS253*Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits for the bachelor's degree.
The Bachelor of Science program in Computer and Network Security requires a minimum of 120 credits. Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor. RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, DE: (302) 857-1836 Georgetown, DE: (302) 259-6490 Wilmington, DE: (302) 573-5475
Wilmington University
Dover, DE: (302) 734-2594 Georgetown, DE: (302) 856-5780 New Castle, DE: (877) 967-5464
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 06/2012