MSCC 610 Information Technology Concepts (3.00)
Introduces information systems concepts, architectures, and technologies. Emphasizes information systems resources needed to meet organizational mission and objectives. Focuses on information systems from business viewpoint including processes, value proposition, and different types of information systems.
MSCC 630 Enterprise Architecture (3.00)
Examines information needed to create adaptive strategies for successfully implementing enterprise architectures. Focuses on strategies that are based on experiences within organizations across multiple industry verticals.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*697;
MSCC 693 Graduate Capstone (3.00)
Case-based scenario that emphasizes real-world application of Information Technology knowledge and skills. Simulates a real-world information technology organization where students enhance skills learned in previous courses. Employing critical analysis, students fulfill the final project requirement.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630
MSCC 697 Information Technology Research Methods (3.00)
Concentrates on project management, proposal preparation, research and thesis writing. Deliverable include abstract proposal outline and research plan. Students research and develop project proposals that are then approved by the faculty.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610;
MSCC 698 Graduate Thesis (3.00)
Students complete a masters thesis that is a substantial body of original scholarly work in the area of information technology.
MSIA 670 Enterprise Information Assurance (3.00)
Introduces the basic Information Assurance (IA) model; security of the database, the application and the system. Examines current security standards, best practices and auditing practices.
Cross listing(s): MSCT 670.
MSIA 672 Managing a Secure Enterprise (3.00)
Provides the knowledge of designing and managing a secure enterprise. Includes aspects of enterprise security, physical security, disaster-recovery planning, and business continuity planning.
Cross listing(s): MSCT 672.
MSIA 673 Information Assurance Legal Concept (3.00)
Legal interpretation of security policy and resulting obligations providing a background to create a stable set of processes, frameworks, and models capable of handling multiplying domestic and international laws and regulations.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSIA*670 AND MSIA*672;
MSIA 674 Planning/Implementing Architecture Sec (3.00)
Explores security policy development, implementation and standards compliance and testing on corporate systems, application and data. Examines target architectures: telecommunications and wireless enterprise corporate data network.
Cross listing(s): MSCT 674.
MSIA 676 Securing & Protecting: SYS, APPS, DATA (3.00)
Provides the knowledge of building and protecting enterprise infrastructure and proprietary data. Topics include risk analysis, security policies, intrusion detection, damage control and assessment.
Cross listing(s): MSCT 676.
MSIA 678 Risk Management (3.00)
Prepares students to evaluate an organizations exposure to information technology security threats using rigorous policy and standards based analysis of the existing policy directives and the derived threat matrix.
MSIA 680 Computer Forensics (3.00)
Explores computer forensics encompassing a variety of legal and technical challenges. Provides hands-on and theoretical experience with technology, techniques and legal policy during investigation of computer components.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCT*609 MSCT*620;
MSIA 682 Network Forensics (3.00)
Examines forensic analysis of networks utilizing unique and sophisticated sets of tools, techniques and legal policies. Covers established concepts, methodology and tools to enhance performance of network forensics.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCT*609 MSCT*620;
MSIA 683 Advanced Forensics (3.00)
Assessment and evaluation of forensic artifacts from systems, networks and hosts with respect to legal techniques and policy utilizing tools and appliances. Provides exposure to real-life scenarios through competition based learning.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSIA*680 MSIA*682;
MSIA 684 IT Auditing (3.00)
Combines accounting, regulation and IT security practices to educate students to protect organizational assets through establishment of auditing best practices, current governmental reporting standards, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and secure management techniques.
Pre-requisite: MBAA*602 OR MSAA*602
Cross listing(s): MBAA 614 MSAA 614.
MSIA 692 Information Assurance Practicum I (3.00)
Students gain additional Information Assurance experience through operational assignments in support of the Academic Research Network through investigation into research topics and practice with a variety of software and hardware platforms.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630;
MSIA 696 Information Assurance Practicum II (3.00)
Continuation on Information Assurance PracticumI. Students gain additional information assurance experience through operational assingnments in support of the academic research network through investigation into research topics and practice with a variety of sortware and hardware platforms. Note: instructor consent required.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSIA*692;