The undergraduate learning track in Information Security explores the protection of information assets by ensuring availability, confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and non-repudiation. This 3-course online program seeks to expand your academic and professional development by providing a basic foundation in the theory and concepts related to information security, as well as the techniques and technologies for penetration of networks, detection of attacks, and prevention of attacks. This online program is intended for undergraduate students who want to expand their knowledge of information security without committing to a degree program.

Courseware in this program meets the topical requirements of the DoD Directive 8570.1M Information Assurance Management (IAM) Technical III, Management II and Management III categories.

Note: All students are required to have credit in a network technology course, such as ISSC341 - Introduction to Networking or ISSC343 - Wireless Networks, prior to enrolling in this program. Additionally, the National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) has certified some courses for this program.

Learning Track Requirements (9 semester hours)

COLL099Classroom Success (required as the first course in this program)0
ISSC361Information Assurance3
ISSC362IT Security: Attack & Defense3
ISSC422Information Security3
Total Semester Hours9