Associate in Science
The I.T. Security program is for individuals interested in beginning or advancing a career in computer/network security. The hands-on I.T. Security program focuses on Digital Forensics and provides the skills you need to investigate computer, cyber, and electronic crimes. The program focuses on digital forensics techniques, procedures, assuring that digital evidence is accurate, complete and reliable.
The I.T. Security curriculum prepares the student for a career in the field of data forensics. The student is introduced to the legal concepts of criminology and criminal evidence and procedure. The program delivers a solid foundation in Digital Forensics and how it applies top computer hardware, software and peripherals.
A minimum grade of “C” or better must be achieved in all professional core and professional elective courses.
The mission of the I.T. Security (A.S.) degree is to provide a high quality and relevant degree preparing students for distinctive success in the I.T. Security careers. This hands-on program is designed to respond to the needs of regional businesses. This program provides computer related technical skills for the I.T. Security industry.
An internship is a required part of this degree program. Each credit hour in the internship course consists of 30 contact hours of which relates to 25 hours of documented jobsite internship experience.
Florida State College at Jacksonville is the regional resource for employers in many types of computer technology. Our partnerships with Cisco Systems, Dell, Microsoft, VMware and Citrix provide career connections. Graduates are regularly employed by CSX, JEA, Florida Blue, the City of Jacksonville, Medtronic, Mayo Clinic and other regional employers including the government and military.
Certification and Licensing
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to pursue industry recognized certifications such as CompTIA’s A+ Microcomputer Technician certification, Security+, Microsoft and Cisco.
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Network Engineering Technology Department, Downtown Campus, (904) 598-5676 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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