The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that computer science occupations will account for nearly 60% of job growth between now and 2018. Our information security program prepares students for one of the fastest growing segments of that field: cyber security. Students in our B.S. in Information Security program will:

- Develop proficiency in computer programming languages such as C++ and Java;
- Develop the skills to implement a security policy for protecting IT infrastructure and business data;
- Understand the legal and ethical issues surrounding cybersecurity;
- Understand the architecture of modern computers;Be able to understand common data structures used in computing;
- Be able to analyze computer algorithms;
- Develop proficiency in computer networking;
- Understand the principles of computer operating systems.

### More About This Degree

- Learn more about this program or visit the Mathematics and Computer Science website.
**College:**Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences**Courses:**Available courses in this department**Student/Faculty Ratio:**13:1

**Wen Cheng, Ph.D.**

*Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Security*

Machine Learning; Data Mining; Statistic Modeling; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Pattern Recognition; Imaging Processing and Analysis; Big Data

### Office Hours

Fall 2016: To be announced

**Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.**

*Assistant Professor of Mathematics*

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

### Office Hours

Summer I (5-16-16 to 6-29-16) and Summer II (7-5-16 to 8-17-16)** **by appointment

**Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.**

*Chairperson, Associate Professor of Mathematics*

Computability theory

### Office Hours

**Summer I ****(5-16-16 to 6-29-16) and Summer II (7-5-16 to 8-17-16) **Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or by appointment

**Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.**

*Professor of Mathematics*

Topology

### Office Hours

Summer I (5-16-16 to 6-29-16) or Summer II (7-5-16 to 8-17-16) by appointment

*This is just a sample of our Mathematics and Computer Science faculty - see them all!*

### Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

- Official SAT and/or ACT scores
- Completed application
- Essay
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation

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### B.S. Information Security

Information Security majors must take three program elective courses in Computer Science, Information Security, and/or Mathematics, all of which must be at or above the 300 level.

CS 142 | Programming in C++ | 3 |

CS 150 | Object Oriented Programming | 3 |

CS 242 | Computer Architecture | 3 |

CS 245 | Computer Data Structure | 3 |

CS 322 | Computer Networks | 3 |

CS 341 | Analysis of Algorithms | 3 |

CS 344 | OS Principles | 3 |

CS 490 | Capstone Project | 3 |

INSC 410 | Legal Issues in Information Security | 3 |

INSC 420 | Introduction to Computer Security | 3 |

INSC 430 | Network Security | 3 |

INSC 440 | Intro to Cryptography | 3 |

INSC 445 | Security Policies and Implementations | 3 |

INSC 450 | Digital Forensics | 3 |

MATH 201 | Calculus I | 3 |

MATH 202 | Calculus II | 3 |

MATH 203 | Calculus III | 3 |

MATH 271 | Transition to Advanced Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 322 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

MATH 323 | Number Theory | 3 |

MATH 420 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |

**M.S. Information Security (5 year combined program)**

CS 142 | Programming in C++ | 3 |

CS 150 | Object oriented Programming | 3 |

CS 242 | Computer Architecture | 3 |

CS 245 | Computer Data Structure | 3 |

CS 322 | Computer Networks | 3 |

CS 341 | Analysis of Algorithms | 3 |

CS 344 | OS Principles | 3 |

CS 490 | Capstone Project | 3 |

INSC 510 | Legal Issues in Information Security | 3 |

INSC 520 | Introduction to Computer Security | 3 |

INSC 530 | Network Security | 3 |

INSC 540 | Intro to Cryptography | 3 |

INSC 545 | Security Policies and Implementations | 3 |

INSC 550 | Digital Forensics | 3 |

INSC 560 | Applied Cryptography | 3 |

INSC 565 | Operating System Security | 3 |

MATH 201 | Calculus I | 3 |

MATH 202 | Calculus II | 3 |

MATH 203 | Calculus III | 3 |

MATH 271 | Transition to Advanced Mathematics | 3 |

MATH 322 | Linear Algebra | 3 |

MATH 323 | Number Theory | 3 |

MATH 420 | Discrete Mathematics | 3 |