Computer Information Systems – Information Security for Business

Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code 6623

The Short Term Technical Certificate of Information Security for Business provides the certificate holder a foundation in information security concepts starting with understanding risk concepts and addressing them through organizational elements and technology. A broad understanding of information security concerns such as: business continuity planning. policy development, IT security concepts, technology solutions, physical security issues, legal compliance topics, investigative techniques and accounting principles focused on the detection of fraud. This certificate is designed for the Business major who does not have extensive hands-on technology background, but has experience in a managerial or other senior-level position and needs an understanding of Information Security issues and processes.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Doug Huber at 440-366-4785 or

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Required Courses
  ACTG 151 Accounting I – Financial 4
  ACTG 152 Accounting II – Managerial > 4
  ACTG 253 Forensic Accounting > 3
  CISS 252 IT Security Concepts 4
  CMNW 120 Cyber Forensics, Cyber Crime and the Law 4
  SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1

Total Certificate Credit Hours: 20

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

2.    While completion of this certificate may aid in obtaining employment, recommend the minimum completion of a degree program to gain employment in an business related field.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester OR any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Established    January 2012
Revised         March 2013

Effective        August 2013