District Syllabus
CIS1350
Security Awareness


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course provides a broad overview of practical computer security for all users.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Whitman, Mattord. Principles of Information Security, 4th ed., Cengage, 2011. ISBN: 97814111138219
  • Ciampa. Security Awareness - Applying Practical Security in Your World, 4th ed., Cengage, 2014. ISBN: 978111164185
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
The students should develop knowledge of:
Information Security terminology
Desktop Security
Internet Security
Personal Security
Network Security
Enterprise Security

              
Course Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
Understand information security terminology
Understand desktop security
Understand Internet security
Understand personal security
Understand network security
Understand enterprise security

              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.