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Undergraduate Certificates

These certificates require an earned bachelor’s degree. All credit earned for the certificate is undergraduate.

Undergraduate Certificates
Information Security

Certificate in Information Security

21 semester hours. An earned bachelor's degree is prerequisite to enrollment in this certificate program.

Required

10 semester hours.

ISYS 302U Local Area Networks (LAN)
ISYS 303U IT Security
ISYS 491U IT Security Planning & Risk Management

Elective

Select at least 11 semester hours from the courses listed. Only sections of ISYS 398U with a security focus will count toward the certificate.

ISYS 301U Global Telecommunications Tech and Policy
ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
ISYS 350U History of IT
ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services
ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing
ISYS 375U IT Control and Audit
ISYS 398U Selected Topics
ISYS 399U Independent Study
ISYS 450U Project Management
ISYS 490U Managing IT
ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
LAW 325U CyberLaw
MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes

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Information Systems

Certificate in Information Systems

An earned bachelor's degree is prerequisite to enrollment in this certificate program.

Certificate

21 semester hours from the courses listed. Students considering future graduate study should check entrance requirements for several programs before making selections. Graduate programs generally require ISYS 302U, ISYS 306U, ISYS 311U, and/or ISYS 355U as undergraduate prerequisites.

ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
ISYS 303U IT Security
ISYS 306U Systems Analysis and Design
ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
ISYS 350U History of IT
ISYS 355U Computer Programming in Java
ISYS 360U Electronic Commerce
ISYS 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure & Services
ISYS 370U Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Pen Testing
ISYS 375U IT Control & Audit
ISYS 398U Selected Topics
ISYS 399U Independent Study
ISYS 450U Project Management
ISYS 490U Managing IT
ISYS 491U IT Security Planning/Risk Management
ISYS 492U Consulting and Design of Online Systems
LAW 325U CyberLaw
MGMT 342U Managing Business Processes

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Paralegal Studies

Certificate in Paralegal Studies

18 semester hours. An earned bachelor’s degree is prerequisite to enrollment in this certificate program.

Core Courses

15 semester hours.

LA 301U Introduction to Paralegal Studies
LA 302U The Judicial System
LA 303U Legal Research
LA 304U Legal Writing
LA 306U Litigation


Elective

3 semester hours from LA and LAW courses.

LA 310U Real Estate
LA 312U Family Law
LA 314U Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
LA 315U Torts
LA 316U Contract Law
LA 320U Environmental Law
LA 323U Elder Law
LA 321U Criminal Law
LA 398U Selected Topics
LAW 300U Business Law
LAW 303U Constitutional Law
LAW 304U First Amendment Law
LAW 315U Social Media Law and Ethics
LAW 321U Land Use Law
LAW 322U Employment Law and Policy
LAW 325U CyberLaw
LAW 326U Intellectual Property
LAW 398U Selected Topics

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