Secure Software Development

The mission of the Secure Software Associate in Applied Science program is to prepare students for employment in secure software development by educating them in the fundamental concepts of computer programming, software assurance and database development.

Degree

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 61

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGLISH * 3
COMMUNICATION * 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 3
LABORATORY SCIENCE * 4
MATH 115
or
COLLEGE ALGEBRA *
or
4
BUS 120 BUSINESS MATHEMATICS * 3
HUMANITIES * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
CMPSC 115 CS I: ESSENTIALS OF PROGRAMMING  3
CMPSC 122 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SECURITY  3
CMPSC 135 CS II: PROGRAMMING IN JAVA  3
CMPSC 140 INTRODUCTION TO RELATIONAL DATABASES  3
CMPSC 200 C# PROGRAMMING  3
CMPSC 222 SECURE CODING  3
CMPSC 235 CS III: ADVANCED PROGRAMMING IN JAVA  3
CMPSC 237 MOBILE APPLICATION PROGRAMMING  3
CMPSC 245 STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE  3
CMPSC 262 INTRODUCTION TO ASSURED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING  3
CMPSC 265 DATABASE ADMINISTRATION  3
CMPSC 270 STRUCTURED SYSTEM ANALYSIS  3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
APPROVED ELECTIVES ** 6

* See specific requriements for Associate fof Applied Science Degree
** Electives should come from the CMPSC, CMCIS, CMNET, CMWEB, or CMGEN prefixes, and should be approved by the department prior to enrollment.

Program requires students to spend specific 8 week blocks of time working successfully at the sponsoring employers place of business.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CMPSC 115; CMPSC 122; CMPSC 135; CMPSC 140; English
Spring Semester 1CMPSC 222; CMPSC 235; Communication; MATH 115 or BUS 120; Approved Elective
Fall Semester 2CMPSC 200; CMPSC 245; CMPSC 262; Laboratory Science; Social Science
Spring Semester 2CMPSC 237; CMPSC 265; CMPSC 270; Humanities; Approved Elective

Program Contact Information

Julie Howar, Dean BHIS
One College Drive (TC205)
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5558
julie.howar@icc.edu

 

Doug Peterson, Teaching Chair Computer Science
One College Drive (TC205)
East Peoria, IL 61635-0001
(309) 694-5296
dpeterson@icc.edu

 

Illinois Career Cluster

Information Technology

Career Pathway:
Programming and Software Development