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2007-2008
IT Security Specialist 
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum code 1420

General Information


Required Courses
(62 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester

17 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101

3

Composition I   
LAN-101 1 Orientation to IT Professions   
LAN-103 1 Security Awareness   
LAN-111 3 IT Hardware Essentials   
LAN-112 3 IT Operating Systems Essentials   
LAN-121 3 Managing LAN Hardware   
LAN-122 3 Managing Network OS   
Total: 17

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-103

3

Speech Fundamentals   
LAN-146 3 Internetwork Connectivity   
LAN-246 3 Introduction to Routers   
LAN-153 3 IT and Data Assurance I   
LAN-163 3 IT and Data Assurance II   
Total: 15

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
___-___ 3 Humanities/Languages

Choose from: ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

  
LAN-253 3 Managing Network Security I   
LAN-263 3 Managing Network Security II   
LAN-224 3 Managing Web Servers   
___-___

3

Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from: BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, MTH-098 or above, NAT, PHS, PHY

A minimum level of competency in Mathematics is required for graduation. The minimum competency may be met by: Placement in MTH-098 or higher; or successful completion of BUS-120, or MTH-095 or higher, or equivalent course at another college, with a grade of "C" or higher. Only MTH-098 or higher can be applied toward the Physical and Life Science/Math requirement.  
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
___-___

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from: ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

  
___-___ 3 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from: BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, MTH-098 or above, NAT, PHS, PHY

LAN-233 3 Managing Database Services   
LAN-223 3 Managing Messaging Services   
LAN-273 3 Network Security Design   
Total: 15

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising

Department Chair
J.C. Malitzke
Office: T401
(708) 974-5454
malitzke@morainevalley.edu
  

Program Coordinator
John Sands
Office: T700
(708) 974-5426 sands@morainevalley.edu
   

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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