Minors

Information Assurance Minor

About

(15 semester hours)

The Information Assurance minor provides an interdisciplinary education to students seeking careers in technology and information-intensive fields related to Accounting, Information Systems, and Finance.  Students learn to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information –an increasingly valuable subject in today’s business world.

Required courses:
The Information Assurance minor is tailored to complement the major chosen by the student. Therefore, the required courses for the minor differ depending upon the individual student's major.

Required Courses

For Accounting Majors

ISMN 6670/6 SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE

LEC. 3. This course covers the fundamentals of computer security and information assurance from a management perspective. The student will be exposed to security and information assurance topics such as security policies, confidentiality and ethics. Organizational issues of security and methodologies for information assurance will be discussed from a managerial perspective.

ISMN 3070 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

LEC. 3. Advanced applications using object oriented, visual languages for faster development. Explores microcomputer- based languages. College of Business Information Technology requirement.

ISMN 3830 DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

LEC. 3. Pr., (MNGT 3070 or ISMN 3070). Business applications software in a database environment, complex data, and file structures, systems design consideration of global and distributed databases.

ISMN 4090 ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LEC. 3. Pr., (MNGT 3830 or ISMN 3830). General systems techniques, development methodologies, database considerations, project planning, and control, system integration.

Elective Courses

For Accounting Majors

ISMN 3040 BUSINESS TELECOM MANAGEMENT

LEC. 3. Pr., ISMN 3140 or MNGT 3140. Voice communications and technology and data communications (LAN, WAN, internet broadband), networks, protocols, standards, legislation and project development and management.

MNGT 4920 INTERNSHIP

AAB/INT. SU. Pr., MNGT 3100. GPA 2.5. Approval by departmental intern program committee. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ISMN 6370/6 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEC. 3. Tools and techniques of information technology project management including leading project management software.

Required Courses

For Information Systems Management Majors

ACCT 3113 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 2110 or ACCT 2117. Accounting principles and theory including accounting for current assets, liabilities, and investments.

ACCT 3510 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 3110 or ACCT 3113. Introduction to accounting information systems with emphasis on understanding computer-based systems and developing technology skills. Junior standing.

ACCT 4313 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE SERVICES

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 3120 or ACCT 3123. Principles of auditing standards, ethics, controls, evidence, sampling, and audit reports.

ISMN 5670 Information Security and Assurance

Elective Courses

For Information Systems Management Majors

MNGT 4920 INTERNSHIP

AAB/INT. SU. Pr., MNGT 3100. GPA 2.5. Approval by departmental intern program committee. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ISMN 6370/6 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEC. 3. Tools and techniques of information technology project management including leading project management software.

Required Courses

For Finance Majors

ISMN 3070 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

LEC. 3. Advanced applications using object oriented, visual languages for faster development. Explores microcomputer- based languages. College of Business Information Technology requirement.

ISMN 3830 DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

LEC. 3. Pr., (MNGT 3070 or ISMN 3070). Business applications software in a database environment, complex data, and file structures, systems design consideration of global and distributed databases.

ACCT 3510 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 3110 or ACCT 3113. Introduction to accounting information systems with emphasis on understanding computer-based systems and developing technology skills. Junior standing.

ACCT 4313 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE SERVICES

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 3120 or ACCT 3123. Principles of auditing standards, ethics, controls, evidence, sampling, and audit reports.

ISMN 6670/6 SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE

LEC. 3. This course covers the fundamentals of computer security and information assurance from a management perspective. The student will be exposed to security and information assurance topics such as security policies, confidentiality and ethics. Organizational issues of security and methodologies for information assurance will be discussed from a managerial perspective.

Required Courses

For Other Business Majors

ACCT 3110 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 2110 or ACCT 2117. Accounting principles and theory including accounting for current assets, liabilities, and investments.

ACCT 3510 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 3110 or ACCT 3113. Introduction to accounting information systems with emphasis on understanding computer-based systems and developing technology skills. Junior standing.

ACCT 4313 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE SERVICES

LEC. 3. Pr., ACCT 3120 or ACCT 3123. Principles of auditing standards, ethics, controls, evidence, sampling, and audit reports.

ISMN 6670/6 SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE

LEC. 3. This course covers the fundamentals of computer security and information assurance from a management perspective. The student will be exposed to security and information assurance topics such as security policies, confidentiality and ethics. Organizational issues of security and methodologies for information assurance will be discussed from a managerial perspective.

Elective Courses

For Other Business Majors

ISMN 3040 BUSINESS TELECOM MANAGEMENT

LEC. 3. Pr., ISMN 3140 or MNGT 3140. Voice communications and technology and data communications (LAN, WAN, internet broadband), networks, protocols, standards, legislation and project development and management.

ISMN 3070 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

LEC. 3. Advanced applications using object oriented, visual languages for faster development. Explores microcomputer- based languages. College of Business Information Technology requirement.

ISMN 6370/6 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEC. 3. Tools and techniques of information technology project management including leading project management software.