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Security

Quick Facts

  • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificates:
    • Level 1 (18 semester credit hours)
    • Level 2 (45 semester credit hours)
  • Program is offered at these campuses:

Summary

Our program will introduce you to information security in both applications and the server environment.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify exposures and vulnerabilities and take appropriate countermeasures
  • Use best practices to design, implement and monitor a network security plan
  • Study system forensics, including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches
  • Examine security incident postmortem reporting
  • Monitor, audit, analyze and revise computer and network security systems to ensure appropriate levels of protection
  • Assure regulatory compliance

Program Options

Degree

Northeast, South and Southeast Campuses

Certificates

Northeast, Northwest, South and Southeast Campuses

Level 1
Level 2

Careers

After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:

  • Security engineer
  • Security analyst
  • Information security analyst
  • Information security engineer
  • Network security engineer
  • Information technology security analyst
  • Information assurance engineer
  • Cyber security manager
  • Director of security
  • Chief information security officer
  • Information assurance analyst
  • Security systems administrator
  • Senior IT security consultant

Professional Organizations

Projected Job Growth

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Contact

Northeast Campus

Gayle Everhart, Associate Professor, Department Co-Chair
817-515-6660
gayle.everhart@tccd.edu

Carol Merchant, Instructor, Department Co-Chair
817-515-6660
carol.merchant@tccd.edu

Allyson Oudin, Academic Advisor for Computer Science and Information Technology
817-515-6705
allyson.oudin@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Steve Smiley, Instructor, Department Chair, CSC
817-515-7792
steve.smiley@tccd.edu

South Campus

Shahla Durany, Instructor, Department Chair
817-515-4783
shahla.durany@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

James Dang, Associate Professor, Department Chair
817-515-3633
james.dang@tccd.edu

Updated December 08, 2017