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Information Security

to B.S. Information Technology - Software

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

Western Governors University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT) - Software will help students develop solution-driven software development skills. This online program is flexible and adaptable to the student's schedule. In addition to a foundation of information technology skills and knowledge the curriculum incorporates 18 recognized industry certifications as part of the degree program. The cost of required certifications is provided at no additional cost to the student. They are covered by the term tuition fee. Graduates are prepared to be highly skilled, effective IT professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in starting or advancing their careers in software development.

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 AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
B.S. Information Technology - Software

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY

Semester 1 CR
CIS 120 Intro to Programming 4
CIS 143 Intro to Infromation Security 3
CIS 111 Ethics and the Information Age 2
ENG 121 Composition 3
MAT 153 College Math & Statistics 4
  16
Semester 2
CEN 150 Computer Assembly/Maintenance 4
CIS 192 Network Tech & Administration 4
CIS 141 Operating System I 4
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing/Communication 3
  18
Semester 3
ISY 150 Introductory Scripting 3
CIS 197 Network Advanced Admin. 4
ISY 201 Advanced Operating Systems 3
CIS 243 Information & Network Security 4
  14
Semester 4
CIS 270 Computer Forensics 4
ISY 250 Network Defense & Counter Measures 3
ISY 251 Hardening the Infrastructure 3
CRJ 101 Intro. to Criminal Justice 3
ISY 280 Advanced Security Topics 3
  16
Semester 5 CR
IWC 1 Literature, Arts and the Humanities 2
IWT 1 Literature, Arts and the Humanities: Analysis and Interpretation 2
CUV 1 Web Technologies 4
SBT 1 Technical Writing 3
CJV 1 Database I 4
  15
Semester 6
CTV 1 Security 4
KET 1 Introduction to Programming 4
BOV 1 Web Programming 4
XXX X Elective Course 3
  15
Semester 7
ANV 1 Software I 6
CRV 1 Networks 4
TPV 1 Project Management 6
  16
Semester 8
KFT 1 Object Oriented Design and Development 4
WPV 1 Software II 3
BNC 1 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
RHT 1 IT-Software Capstone Written Project 4
  14
The Bachelor of Science program in Information Technology - Software requires a minimum of 123 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, Delaware: (302) 573-5475
Western Governors University
Online University: (239) 980-2263
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 11/2012