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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science with a Concentration in Cyber-Security, BS/MS (0701)


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Overview Years 1-4 (BS)


College Core 49-50 Credits
Major Prerequisites 23-29 Credits
Major Requirements 26 Credits
Concentration Requirements 12 Credits
Concentration Electives 6 Credits
Open Electives 0-4 Credits
Total Credits in BS Degree 120-123

Overview: Year 5


Graduate Computer Science Courses 15 Credits
Total Credits BA/MS 135-138 Credits

College Core


Major Prerequisites


  • Credits: 4
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • 1 additional Mathematics course for major credit selected from the following list in consultation with an advisor: MTH 232, MTH 233, MTH 236, MTH 240, MTH 250, any 300 or 400 level MTH class. (3-4 Credits)
  • One laboratory-based course acceptable for major credit in Biology, Chemistry or Physics to complete the sequence from the college core (such as BIO 102, BIO 225, CHM 110, PHY 102) (4-5 Credits)
  • 2 additional courses in Biology, Chemistry or Physics acceptable for major credit (courses need not be in the same discipline) (6-10 Credits)

Graduate Level Courses taken as Undergraduate


Cyber Security Concentration


  • CS 615 - Software Security (3 Credits)
  • CS 709 - Cryptography (3 Credits)
  • CS 777 - Computer Networks and Network Programming (3 Credits)
  • CS 779 - Network Security (3 Credits)

Electives: Select one pair of courses


  • CS 768 - Web Application Development (3 Credits)
  • CS 771 - Web Application Security (3 Credits)

or

  • CS 773 - Mobile Application Development (3 Credits)
  • CS 775 - Mobile Application Security (3 Credits)

Open Electives


We highly recommend taking the following CS courses among the open electives if possible.

Fifth Year MS Requirements


  • CS 980* - Thesis Preparation Seminar (3 Credits)
  • CS 981* - Thesis (3 Credits)
  • Three CS Graduate Electives (9 Credits)

* Thesis CS 980 - CS 981 must be a Cyber Security topic.

Index Requirements


CS 201, CS 202 and all other CS courses counted toward the major must be completed with a minimum grade of “C.” To continue in the major, students who do not meet this requirement must repeat the course before taking any other course for which this course is a prerequisite.

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