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Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security – Homeland Security

bachelor of science in information systems security – homeland security

Description

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security degree program is designed for individuals to gain experience in systems analysis, programming, web development, networking, databases, and IT infrastructures. This online degree plan prepares individuals to develop applications, implement databases, maintain networks, and create websites with security as the focal point.

THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY’s online B.S. in information systems security with a concentration in homeland security focuses on the application of technical competencies associated with the homeland security role within the information systems security field. This degree program covers a variety of topics related to terrorism, tactical response operations, weapons of mass destruction and American homeland security. Students who earn this degree may be interested to pursue careers as database administrators, computer network architects, information security analysts and more.

Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:
  • Recognize the application of security practices.
  • Classify potential threats, risks, and weaknesses in the Information Technology infrastructure.
  • Interpret business and management theory and practices that help mitigate information systems security problems.
  • Analyze current legal requirements for information systems security.

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Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security degree program is designed for individuals to gain experience in systems analysis, programming, web development, networking, databases, and IT infrastructures. This online degree plan prepares individuals to develop applications, implement databases, maintain networks, and create websites with security as the focal point. The security core focuses on application security, intrusion detection, systems, IS auditing, and IS disaster recovery.

Focuses on the application of technical competencies associated with the homeland security role within the information systems security field. Students acquire knowledge and experience from expert field practitioners by focusing on topics related to terrorism, tactical response operations, weapons of mass destruction, and American homeland security.

Major Requirements | Total Required Semester Hours: 36

CONCENTRATION COURSES : TOTAL REQUIRED SEMESTER HOURS: 12 HOURS

GENERAL EDUCATION | Total Required Semester Hours: 36

Electives | Total Required Semester Hours: 36

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Phone: +1 202-773-8688
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Giving our students the flexibility they need to fit education into their busy schedules is at the core of our mission. Our courses are designed to accommodate working professionals, moms, dads, and anyone else who is balancing school with other life commitments.

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Complete assignments at your own pace while working within set course start and end dates. A term lasts approximately nine weeks.

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