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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Securing Information Technology, AAS

The Securing Information Technology AAS degree is designed to provide a comprehensive program to develop a skilled workforce in the field of information technology and network security. This program provides graduates with specific skills related to the investigation and analysis of cyber intrusions and the maintenance of security protocols on information technology networks of various sizes. Graduates will be able to help organizations protect critical information, critical network infrastructure, assess threats, vulnerabilities, documentation and assist with forensic analysis of cyber incidents. The curriculum covers: preserving information confidentiality and protection, compliance, data and system integrity, availability, authenticity and utility, and understanding the network infrastructure.

Enrollment Date: Fall Semester
Minimum Required Credits: 61
Campus: Fort Dodge
Department: Business
CIP#: 43.04030200

Program Outcomes:

  1. Communicate information effectively and efficiently using current business-related technologies.
  2. Demonstrate personal responsibility skills in a professional setting.
  3. Solve business-related problems and applications using critical thinking.

Program of Study

First Semester

Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 15

Third Semester

Total Hours: 16

Total Hours: 15

AAS Degree Total Hours: 61


Graduation Requirement: Must pass all courses with a “C” or better.

Footnotes for Degree Requirements:

1 Required general education course.

2 Required elective course.

3 Institutional requirement.

4 May be substituted with a course from the same category on the General Education Course List  .

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Iowa Central Community College not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental, or marital status.

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Stacy Ihrig, Executive Director of Human Resources, One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501, Telephone: (515)-574-1138, Email:  concerns@iowacentral.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Facsimile: (313) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.