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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 AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Computer and Network Security

WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY

Semester 1 CR
CIS 120 Intro to Programming 4
CIS 143 Intro to Information Security 3
CIS 111 Ethics and the Information Age 3
ENG 121 Composition 3
MAT 153 College Math & Statistics 4
  17
Semester 2
CEN 150 Computer Assembly/Maintenance or 4
ELC 132 Computer Service and Repair 4
CIS 146 Computer Networking I or 4
CIS 192 Network Tech & Administration 4
CRJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice* (Social Science Elective) 3
ELC 130 Digital Electronics I 4
ENG 122 Technical Writing/Communication 3
  18
Semester 3
ISY 150 Introductory Scripting 3
CIS 196 Computer Networking II or 4
CIS 197 Network Advanced Admin. 4
ISY 201 Advanced Operating Systems 3
CIS 243 Information & Network Security 4
XXX XXX Technical Elective 3/4
  17/18
Semester 4
CIS 270 Computer Forensics 4
ISY 250 Network Defense & Counter Measures 3
ISY 251 Hardening the Infrastructure 3
XXX XXX Social Science Elective 3
ISY 280 Advanced Security Topics 3
  16
Semester 5 CR
MAT 102 College Math II 3
LES 330 Cyber Law 3
SEC 230 Introduction to Linux 3
MIS 320 Management Information Systems 3
  12
Semester 6
SEC 310 Cryptography: Algorithms & Applications 3
SEC 320 Networks and Telecommunications 3
SEC 330 Operating Systems and Computer System Security 3
MAT 308 Inferential Statistics 3
XXX XXX 300/400 Level Program Elective 3
  15
Semester 7
CRJ 411 Criminal Evidence and Procedures 3
SEC 335 Linux for Systems Administrators 3
SEC 410 Web and Data Security 3
SEC 420 Data Integrity & Disaster Recovery 3
  12
Semester 8
LES 331 Electronic Discovery 3
SEC 340 Windows Operating Systems and Systems Administration 3
SEC 450 Protecting Your Network: Firewall and Perimeter Security 3
SEC 435 Advanced Network Management 3
XXX XXX Free 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