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. These courses address the fundamental technologies, policy, assurance, an ethics involved in the protection of the information systems. Hands-on experience is gained through numerous laboratory exercised associated with each course.
Required Courses (9 hours)
|CIST 3600||Information Security and Policy||
|CIST 4360||Foundations of Information Assurance||
|Total Credit Hours:||6
Electives Courses (9 hours)
This list of electives is not exhaustive. Students can take other relevant courses as electives under approval of the Computer Science undergraduate program committee.
(Note: CSCI majors may complete the above concentration and apply selected courses towards the area of Core Extension.)