Informatics - Information Assurance
Department/Major Requirements Hours

Computer Networking & Telecommunications Emphasis Options
(Five or more courses, special programs and generally recommended sets are indicated)

The Informatics Faculty urge undergraduate students who want to maximize their career potential to take the Advanced Internetworking Emphasis as undergraduate students and to then earn a masters degree including the Information Assurance Emphasis along with some additional coursework. However, students seeking Information Assurance skills as undergraduates are welcome to pursue the Information Assurance Emphasis.

Informatics Major Core:

Informatics 250 Introduction to Web Development (F, S, U, c) (F, S, U, vc)
3
INT 300 Foundations of Information Networking (F, c) (F,S,U vc)
3
INT 405 Research Methods in Information Networking (S,c)(S, vc)
3
INT 430 Leadership in Information Networking (F, c) (F, vc)
3
INT 490 Capstone Seminar in Information Networking (S of senior year, c & vc)
3
POLS/Informatics 610 Public Policy, Ethics and Law in Information Networking (S, c) (S, vc)
3
Total
18

Concentration Requirements Computer Networking and Telecommunications:

PHYS 230 Telecommunications Electronics (F, c) (U, vc)
3
INT 291 Internetworking I (CCNA Prep)(S, c) (F, S, U, vc)
3
INT 292 Internetworking II (CCNA Prep)(F, c)(F, S, U, vc)
3
INT 680 Network Architecture and Data Communications I (F, c) (F, vc)
3
INT 681 Network Architecture and Data Communications II (S, c) (S, vc)
3
Total
15

Cross Concentration Elective - Media Studies:

 
Choose one:
INT 140 Introduction to Electronic Media (F, U, c) (F, vc)
3
INT 346 Video Production (F, c)
3
INT 348 Beginning Audio Production (S, c)
3
INT 349 Campus Television Station Operations (F, c)
3
Total
3

Cross Concentration Elective - Web Development

 
Choose one:
INT 650 Interactive Systems Design (F, S, U, vc)
3
INT 651 Advanced Web Development (F, c, vc)
3
INT 658 Law of Cyberspace (F, c) (S, vc)
3
Total
3
Degree Total
39

Information Assurance Emphasis:

 
Informatics 293 Internetworking III (CCNA Prep) (F, S, c) (F, S, vc)
3
Select four:  
INT 684 Foundations of Information Systems Security (F, vc)
3
INT 685 Fundamentals of Network Security (MCNS, CSPFA) (F, vc)
3
INT 686 Intermediate Network Security (S virtual only)
3
INT 696 Securing Converged WANS (S, c, vc)
3
INT 678 Seminar in Informatics: Management of Information Security (S ,c vc)
3
Total
15

 

Required General Education Classes:

MATH 110 College Algebra
3
COMM 318 Introduction to Organizational Communication
3
MATH 250 Elements of Statistics
3

 

Total Major & Elective Requirements
54
 
Free Electives:
BA Degree
5
BS Degree
15
 
General Education Requirements:
BA Degree
56
BS Degree
55
   
Department/ Major Requirements
55
Total 124