IT LAN & Security Specialist
Associate in Applied Science
The degree program is designed to provide a comprehensive program to develop a skilled workforce in the emerging field of information technology security. Managing information security programs consists of preserving information, confidentiality and protection, risk management, data and system integrity, availability, authenticity, and utility. The program is based on information security concepts, principles, methods, techniques, practices, and procedures that guide today's IT security professionals. This program prepares graduates to become employed as IT security specialists, firewall and VPN specialists, and data assurance specialists. The degree program is designed with an IT Security core curriculum combined with a set of fundamental IT courses. In addition, the program requires the completion of a traditional group of general education courses.
Admission to the Program: Open
- Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
- Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
- Complete the placement exam.
- Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.
Information and Communication Technology Course Completion Requirement
For credit toward degree requirements, all ICT courses must have been completed during the five school years preceding conference of the degree or must have the approval of the Associate Dean of Career, Technical, and Health Education Programs or Program Coordinator.
*NOTE: This program consists of one degree and four certificates.
Department of Career, Technical & Health Education
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
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For Graduation Requirements:
See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.
|Fall Semester||Semester Hours|
|BOC.107||Tech Skills for Business Environment||3|
|ICT.110||Computer Software Applications||3|
|ICT.125||Foundations of Information Technology||3|
|ICT.170||Hardware Installation & Maintenance||3|
|ICT.180||Windows Networking & Operating System||3|
|ICT.160||Introduction to Internetworking||3|
|ICT.182||Implementing Ms Network Infrastructure||3|
||Concepts of Mathematics
or General Education Statistics
or Statistics for Social Science
or Introduction to Public Speaking
|Choose 2 courses from the Following General Education Courses: 6 Semester Hours|
|PSY.101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
or Introduction to Sociology
or Human Geography
or American History to 1877
|ICT.184||Managing Ms Windows Network Servers||3|
|ICT.255||Security + Fundamentals||3|
|ICT.260||Introduction to Internetwork Operating S||3|
|CRM.172||Introduction to Security||3|
|ICT.261||Introduction to Local Area Networks||3|
|ICT.262||Introduction to Wide Area Networks||3|
|Total Semester Hours||70|