2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

Overview: Years 1-4 (BA)

College Core 47 Credits
Major Prerequisites 13 Credits
Major Requirements 26 Credits
Concentration Requirements 3 Credits
Concentration Electives 9 Credits
Open Electives 22 Credits
TOTAL: BA 120 Credits

Overview: Year 5

Graduate Computer Science Courses 15 Credits
TOTAL: BA/MS 135 Credits

Graduate Credits

Taken as an Undergraduate 18 Credits
Taken in Fifth Year 15 Credits
TOTAL: MS 33 Credits

College Core

Graduate Level Courses taken as Undergraduate

  • CS 650 - Operating Systems  3 Credits
  • CS Elective  3 Credits

Cyber Security Concentration

  • CS 615 - Software Security  3 Credits

Electives: Select one pair of courses (6 Credits)

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


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


  • CS 777 - Computer Networks and Network Programming  3 Credits
  • CS 779 - Network Security  3 Credits

Select One CS Cyber Security Elective in Consultation with an Advisor (3 Credits)

Total Concentration Electives (9 Credits)

Total Concentration (12 Credits)

Open Electives

Open Electives: 22 Credits

We highly recommend taking the following CS courses amoung the Open Electives if possible.

Fifth Year MS Requirements

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

* Thesis 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.

A student who does not earn a C or higher in the second attempt of Computer Science I (CS 201), Computer Science II (CS 202), and/or Data Structures and Algorithms (CS 301) must meet with the Department Chair and the Advising Center to help the student choose a major that will lead to successful degree completion. If the student requires further assistance, the chair will refer the student to the Dean.