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Computer & Info Systems Courses

2321
CIS

Systems Analysis and Design

Prerequisite: Any programming language. An introduction to the preparation of a system solution to a data processing problem which includes documentation of inputs, outputs, data flow, and a general description of runs and logic; consideration of a gross schedule of events required from project approval through detailed design programming, testing, and the new system phase-in. Actual case studies will be emphasized.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2351
CIS

Encryption and Cryptography

Prerequisite: *CTS1120, *CTS1650. Introduction to the basic theory and practice of cryptographic techniques used in computer security. Topics such and encryption, digital signatures, secure authentication, electronic commerce, key management, cryptographic hashing, internet voting systems, and a bit of zero-knowledge protocols will be discussed.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2352
CIS

Ethical Hacking I

Prerequisites: Background check, *CTS1120, *CTS1651, *CTS1111, instructor validation required. This hands-on course teaches students how to hack into information systems using ethical standards. Students will learn system and network penetration testing and techniques used to exploit vulnerabilities, conduct social engineering activities, and intercept and interrupt network communications as well as countermeasures and mitigation steps for defending those systems and data.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2359
CIS

Ethical Hacking II

Prerequisite: CIS2352 with a minimum grade of "C", instructor validation required. Continuation of CIS2352, Ethical Hacking I with an emphasis on advanced techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2381
CIS

Computer Forensics and Incident Response

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. The student will design and develop strategies for inspecting potentially corrupted servers, networks and workstations as part of a Cybersecurity Incident Response Team. In this hands-on course the student will practice detecting possible intrusions, inspecting log files, tracking violators. Students will practice computer forensic exercises using detection tools and tracking methodologies.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
CIS

COOP/Work Experience/Software Database

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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