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Computer Science

Cybersecurity Option

Program Requirements

Curriculum Requirements (120)

Notes:

  • A C or better is required for all requirements prefixed with a '*'.
  • Italicized text denotes changes from base curriculum.

Required Computing Courses (38)

  • CIS 015 Undergraduate Seminar (0)
  • *CIS 115 Introduction to Computing Science (3)
  • *CIS 200 Programming Fundamentals (4)
  • *CIS 300 Data and Program Structures (3)
  • *CIS 301 Logical Foundations of Programming (3)
  • *CIS 308 C/C++ Programming Laboratory (1)
  • *CIS 400 Object Oriented Design and Implementation (3)
  • *CIS 415 Ethics and Computing Technology (1)
  • *CIS 450 Computer Architecture and Operations (3)
  • *CIS 501 Software Architecture and Design (3)
  • *CIS 505 Introduction to Programming Languages (3)
  • *CIS 560 Database System Concepts (3)
  • *CIS 575 Introduction to Algorithm Analysis (3)
  • *CIS 599 Cybersecurity Project (3)

Technical Electives (3)

  • Either CIS 520 Operating Systems I or CIS 625 Parallel Programming (3)

Additional Cybersecurity Courses (12)

  • CIS 551 Fundamentals of Computer and Information Security (3)
  • CIS 553 Fundamentals of Cryptography (3)

       6 hours of additional coursework from

    • CIS 525 Introduction to Computer Networks (3)
    • CIS 655 Security and Reliability of Computing Systems (3)
    • CIS 755 Systems Security (3)

Quantitative Courses (14)

  • *MATH 220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (4)
  • *MATH 221 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (4)
  • *MATH 510 Discrete Mathematics (3)
  • *STAT 510 Introductory Probability and Statistics I (3)

Other Required Courses (18)

  • ECE 241 Introduction to Computer Engineering (3)
  • *ENGL 100 Expository Writing I (3)
  • *ENGL 200 Expository Writing II (3)
  • *ENGL 516 Written Communication for the Sciences (3)
  • *COMM 105 Public Speaking IA (2)
  • One of:
    • COMM 322 Interpersonal Communication (3)
    • COMM 323 Nonverbal Communication (3)
    • COMM 326 Small Group Discussion Methods (3)
    • MANGT 420 Management Concepts (3)
    • THTRE 261 Fundamentals of Acting (3)
    • THTRE 265 Fundamentals of Improvisation I, II (3)
    • *ECON 110 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • SOCIO 211 Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • SOCIO 550 Technocrime, Security, and Society (3)

Humanities and Social Sciences (9 hours)