Colorado Technical University

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Security

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree program is designed to provide students with a solid grounding in the fundamental areas of IT that are of critical importance to employers in an increasingly specialized marketplace.

The BSIT core curriculum provides a solid foundation across the major areas within IT. You will then be given the opportunity to acquire a deep knowledge in security by taking 16 specialization courses specifically designed to equip you with valuable subject-area expertise.

The specialization in Security explores general methodologies used to assess and manage risks to information security and examines the activities involved in the process of information security risk management for a business organization.

What You Will Study

Specialization coursework in this program focuses on a number of substantive areas applicable to the area of network security. Course content has been designed to help students develop relevant IT problem-solving skills by focusing on the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Courses include:

  • Principles of Network Security
  • Security Risk Management
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Software Assurance
  • Database Security
  • Computer Forensics I
  • Advanced Research in IAS and IT Management
  • Security Capstone
  • Network Infrastructure Administration
  • Security Management
  • Security Architecture
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Project Performance and Quality Assurance

In addition to a quality curriculum based on industry standards, courses in Colorado Technical University's BSIT program were developed and are taught by a faculty comprised of experienced IT professionals who bring an impressive range of experience into their classrooms.


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