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Connected Degree

Information Security

to B.S. Information Technology

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) program is primarily designed for those who have some technical knowledge and are ready to move on to increased levels of expertise and responsibility in the information technology field. This online program is flexible and adaptable to the student's schedule. In addition to a foundation of IT skills and knowledge the curriculum incorporates 15 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 for long-term careers as information technology professionals.

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
B.S. Information Technology
WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY
Semester 1CR
CIS120Intro to Programming4
CIS143Intro to Information Security3
CIS111Ethics and the Information Age2
ENG121Composition3
MAT153College Math & Statistics4
 16
Semester 2
CEN150Computer Assembly/Maintenance4
CIS192Network Tech & Administration4
CIS141Operating System I4
SOC111Sociology I3
ENG122Technical Writing/Communication3
 18
Semester 3
ISY150Introductory Scripting3
CIS197Network Advanced Admin.4
ISY201Advanced Operating Systems3
CIS243Information & Network Security4
 14
Semester 4
CIS270Computer Forensics4
ISY250Network Defense & Counter Measures3
ISY251Hardening the Infrastructure3
CRJ101Intro. to Criminal Justice3
ISY280Advanced Security Topics3
 16
Semester 5CR
IWC1Literature, Arts and the Humanities2
IWT1Literature, Arts and the Humanities: Analysis and Interpretation2
CUV1Web Technologies4
CRV1Networks4
MGC1Principles of Management4
 16
Semester 6
CTV1Security4
BNC1Organizational Behavior and Leadership3
BOV1Web Programming4
SBT1Technical Writing3
 14
Semester 7
KET1Introduction to Programming4
CJV1Database I4
KFT1Object Oriented Design and Development4
 12
Semester 8
RIT1Leadership Concepts and Applications3
TPV1Project Management6
QZT1IT Capstone Written Project4
XXXXElective Course3
 16
The Bachelor of Science program in Information Technology requires a minimum of 121 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