IA as Multidisciplinary Subject

The academic program demonstrates that IA is treated as a multidisciplinary subject with elements of IA knowledge incorporated into various disciplines.

IA is taught as modules in existing non-IA courses and that nontechnical/non-IA students are being introduced to IA.

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ALHT 105 Medical Ethics and Law
Introduces students, in allied health fields, to potential legal and ethical issues which may be experienced in the healthcare environment. Students will discuss the legal system as it applies to the patient, healthcare provider, and medical institution; and review medical ethical and bioethical issues.

ALHT 109 Health Care Systems and Safety
Health care delivery systems, cultural diversity, health care careers, employment skills, patient and personal safety issues, emergency preparedness, infection control; OSHA, HIPAA, and current standards for BLS for health care providers.

BADM 213 Human Resource Management
Principles and techniques of human resource management with emphasis on planning, developing, selecting, compensating, evaluating, and supervising employees.

BADM 215 Business Law
Principles of law relating to legal aspects of business transactions with particular emphasis on contracts. Includes subjects such as bailment, commercial paper, insurance, agency, employment, regulation, property, and consumer protection.

BADM 216 Small Business Entrepreneurship
Is designed to provide students with the competencies necessary to prepare them for successful business ownership. This course includes the study of entrepreneurial characteristics, business ethics, basics of financing, marketing fundamentals, product considerations, location and layout concerns, pricing decisions, promotion strategies, and management concepts.

BADM 217 Organizational Behavior
A study of individual, small group, organization behavior, and applied treatment of human relations in a business setting; problems of motivation, employee morale, leadership, and communications in goal-oriented activity.

HCM 205 Risk and Insurance
A study of pure risk and risk bearing, including insurance and non-insurance methods of handling risks; introduction to life, disability, property, marine, and liability insurance.

HCM 290 Intern in Healthcare Management
This course examines healthcare law and the legal system, and the interplay between law and ethics. The course will examine federal mandates and other aspects of patient confidentiality. Students will probe legal issues pertaining to healthcare topics such as modes and institutions for providing medical care, liability of selected providers and review of applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

TEAC 201 Teach and Learn in Diverse Set I
This course, the first of a two course sequence, introduces candidates to the field of teaching by focusing on professional responsibilities of educators and the development of elementary school children. Three primary topics will be addressed within the course: Professional Issues for Education Careers, Child Development, and Technology for Teaching and Learning. The course will involve a combination of lecture, group learning, reflection, and site-based experiences within schools.

CDYC 240 Observation and Participation
This course presents an overview of child development with several varied methods of observing and assessing development in an actual child care setting.

CDYC 298 Practicum in Early Child Development
Supervised work experience in an approved childcare setting.

IA programs require non-technical courses of study; e.g. ethics, policy, and business.

All Networking/Cyber Security A.A.S. degree students at Bossier Parish are required to take several non-technical courses: See degree descriptions

  • 6 credit hours in Communications, Literature (Composition & Rhetoric 1, Composition & Rhetoric 2, Speech).
  • 3 credit hours in College Algebra
  • 3 Physical Science (General Chemistry, Introductory Chemistry, Elemental Physics, Elemental Chemistry, Environmental Science, Astronomy, Physical Geology, General Physics, Foundations in Science)
  • 3 credit hours in Humanities (Western Civilization, American History, Louisiana History, Humanities, Elementary Spanish, Intermediate Spanish, New Testament Survey, Elementary French, Intermediate French)
  • 3 credit hours in Behavioral/Social (Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Physiology, Physical geography, Cultural Geography, Physical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Economic Principles, National Government in the United States)

Availability of non-credit/credit professional development courses in IA

As a member of CSEC, Bossier Parish has assisted with the Oklahoma Cyber Security Seminar which includes First Responders and over 100 other state employees. This yearly seminar includes things like IA, Risk Assessment, Incident Response, Security Administration, National Cyber Incident Response, Security Audits, Table Tops.

Other non-credit/credit professional development courses in IA that are available include:

  • IT Fundamentals, A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, and CISSP