Information Assurance Concentration
The information assurance concentration is intended for students who wish to specialize in the security aspects of the computer science field. The concentration focuses on fundamental principles, worked examples, theory, and skills necessary to analyze, design, and construct secure information systems. The courses in this concentration address fundamental technologies, security policy, assurance, and ethics involved in the protection of the information systems. Hands-on experience is gained through numerous programming exercises associated with each course.
|CYBR 3600||INFORMATION SECURITY, POLICY AND AWARENESS||3|
|CYBR 4360||FOUNDATIONS OF CYBERSECURITY||3|
|CSCI/CYBR 4380||COMPUTER AND NETWORK FORENSICS||3|
|Electives Courses 1|
|Select 9 hours from the following:||9|
|HOST-BASED VULNERABILITY DISCOVERY|
|NETWORK-BASED VULNERABILITY DISCOVERY|
|COMPUTER SECURITY MANAGEMENT|
|SECURITY ADMINISTRATION - WINDOWS|
or CYBR 3350
|SECURITY ADMINISTRATION - LINUX|
|NUMBER THEORY & CRYPTOGRAPHY|
or CYBR 3570
This list of electives is not exhaustive. Students can take other relevant courses as electives with the approval of the Computer Science Undergraduate Program Committee.
Note: CSCI majors may complete the above concentration and apply selected courses toward the computer science core extension requirement.