Cybersecurity

Advisory Committee Members

Rick Mendoza, Information Security Officer, City of McAllen
Ray Mendoza, Owner, Mendoza Technologies
Jose Pena, IT Director, City of Pharr
Joel Olivares, Assistant VP Information Security Officer, Vantage Bank

Certificate

Associate Degree

Cybersecurity Specialist Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ITSY 2400 Operating System Security 4
ITSE 2421 Object-Oriented Programming 4
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
ITNW 1416 Network Administration 4
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSY 2445 Network Defense and Countermeasures 4
ITSY 2442 Incident Response and Handling 4
ITNW 1453 Supporting Network Server Infrastructure 4
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours32

Cybersecurity Specialist Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ITSY 2400 Operating System Security 4
ITSE 2421 Object-Oriented Programming 4
ITSY 1400 Fundamentals of Information Security 4
ITNW 1416 Network Administration 4
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ITSC 1416 Linux Installation and Configuration 4
ITSY 2445 Network Defense and Countermeasures 4
ITSY 2442 Incident Response and Handling 4
ITNW 1453 Supporting Network Server Infrastructure 4
 Credit Hours16
Third Semester
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 1 3
 Credit Hours3
Fourth Semester
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communications 1 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
ITSY 2459 Security Assessment and Auditing 4
ITSY 2443 Computer System Forensics 4
 Credit Hours14
Fifth Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics 1
or College Algebra
3
ITSY 2417 Wireless Security Development 4
ITSC 2166 Capstone: Cybersecurity Practicum 1
 Credit Hours11
 Total Credit Hours60