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Information Security Degree Program

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Course Descriptions

Major Area

Get an in-depth view of the courses that provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make an impact within your chosen field.

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Professional Core

Take a detailed look at courses that build upon your general education knowledge, and help to prepare you for major area coursework.

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Curriculum

Information Security - Bachelor of Science Degree

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Build well-rounded skills and learn the industry specific knowledge you will need to be successful in your career.

Information Security - Subsequent Bachelor of Science Degree

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Looking to earn an additional bachelor’s degree? A subsequent degree is specifically designed for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

Meet Your Faculty

From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin major is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Todd Whittaker

Todd Whittaker - Program Chair

With more than 20 years of experience in computer-related fields, Professor Whittaker has held positions in academia as well as industry positions in systems administration and software engineering. He has been a faculty member at Franklin since 2003.

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Program Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively for a range of purposes and audiences
  • Describe the breadth of the information security field and its impact on business
  • Employ firewalls, VPNs, and stateful packet inspection techniques to harden networks
  • Identify and analyze, determine impacts, and develop plans to mitigate security risks
  • Identify and correct programming and software architecture mistakes that lead to application security vulnerabilities
  • Employ a layered approach to hardware, operating systems, middleware, and applications to produce high-availability services
  • Develop a consistent and strategic balance among business needs, security policy, industry and regulatory standards, and technology for overall information security architecture
  • Be prepared to compete successfully in securing employment or progressing in their chosen field

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