IT 3600: Internetworking and Router Management (Spring semester)
Teaches the theory and implementation skills and techniques needed to configure, troubleshoot and support reliable TCP/IP internetworks. Discusses security and management issues. Offers the opportunity to build an internetwork with cables, network cards, and routers. Emphasizes the analysis and design of networks in organizations. Includes lab assignments covering TCP/IP implementations and router configurations.
IT 4700: Enterprise Information Security Management (Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters)
Provides perspective of key issues involved in IT activities across the organizational and technical security landscape. Examines management methodologies, staffing, and operational issues. Teaches use of financial analysis and decision-making methodologies to aid investment decisions at the operational, functional, and strategic levels. Illustrates use of risk assessment and contingency planning as applied to business continuity and disaster recovery strategies. Includes the use of Service Level Agreement for managing both internal and external relationships.
IT 6330: Cybersecurity Operations (Fall semester)
Focuses on operational aspects of cybersecurity. Includes incident response, network monitoring, change management, configuration management, and resource protection. Emphasizes the role of cybersecurity in the enterprise. Integrates sound cybersecurity principles into various aspects of IT operations. Includes information on secure server administration and open source security software. Teaches cybersecurity standards for government and industry sources and the application of those standards.
IT 6780: Secure Coding (Fall semester)
Focuses on fundamentals of secure coding and current topics in application security. Includes the implementation of secure development life cycle principles, identifying and mitigating issues in existing applications, and common security issues. Covers the most frequently encountered application security risks and how to address each of them. Includes web applications, mobile applications, and traditional desktop applications.
IT 6900: Capstone Project (Spring semester)
Provides culmination of cybersecurity in a self-directed research or practical project that showcases student's mastery of cybersecurity topics. Provides an opportunity to conduct research and/or implement systems that incorporate topics from previous courses. Requires students to present their work at the end of the semester.
Past Courses at Utah Valley University
IT 1510: Intro to UNIX/Linux System Administration
Introduces the UNIX Operating System using the popular Linux OS. Explores the Linux file system, Linux administration, OS utilities, and program features and uses. Aids the student in the development, understanding, and working knowledge of the details of the Linux Operating System, memory organization, disk architectures, and demand paged virtual memory. Includes OS installation, user creation, rights management, loading daemons, and server best practices.
IT 1600: Fundamentals of Computer Architechture
Provides a thorough grounding in computer hardware, system software, and contemporary information system architecture. Examines hardware structure, operating systems theory, and systems software as part of a technical foundation for enterprise systems development and IT infrastructure procurement and management.
IT 6350: Law/Ethics/Privacy in Cybersecurity
Focuses on fundamentals of secure coding and current topics in application security. Includes the implementation of secure development lifecycle principles, identifying and mitigating issues in existing applications, and common security issues. Covers the most frequently encountered application security risks and how to address each of them. Includes web applications, mobile applications, and traditional desktop applications.
INFO 1200: Computer Programming I for IS IT
Presents concepts of modern computer programming. Emphasizes problem-solving, algorithm development, and programming desgin. Stresses constructs, data representation, fundamental types and data structures, decision structures, repetition structures, methods, arrays, classes, and objects. Includes testing, debugging, and documentation. Introduces object-oriented, event-driven programming models.
INFO 3700: Health Informatics Fundamentals
Introduces the concepts, practices and ethics of health informatics. Includes a survey of current health care information systems, such as electronic health records, practice management systems, patient portals, consumer health informatics, disease registries, e-prescribing, telemedicine, and public health informatics. Surveys health care information exchange and related standards and classification systems used to implement interoperable computer-based patient records. Examines privacy and security measures, such as HIPAA, HITECH Act, and Meaningful Use and how they are related to data security, privacy and public perception.
INFO 4700: Health Information Systems Management
Overviews business practices related to health care information systems. Augments the study of the science of health information with an exposure to the practices whereby health care organizations set goals and objectives, design and implement IT solutions, manage the IT function and organization, and develop technology capital and operating budgets. Presents current best practices of the business of health informatics, drawn from industry journals and business analysis consultants. Covers the management aspects of the legal and ethical issues related to HIS including applying laws related to confidentiality and data security.