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
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
Fall 2017 (August 28, 2017 to December 11, 2017) - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. or by appointment. Please email Dr. Cheng to make an appointment.
Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
Fall 2017 (August 28, 2017 to December 11, 2017) - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:20 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or by appointment. Please email Dr. Adhikari to make an appointment.
Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Fall 2017 (August 28, 2017 to December 11, 2017) - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. or by appointment. Please email Dr. Johnson to make an appointment.
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Official SAT and/or ACT scores
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation
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|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||Operating System 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 211||Calculus I||4|
|MATH 212||Calculus II||4|
|MATH 220||Introduction to Probability and Statistics||3|
|MATH 271||Transition to Advanced Mathematics||3|
|MATH 322, 322L||Linear Algebra||3|
|MATH 323||Number Theory||3|
|MATH 420||Discrete Mathematics||3|
|PHYS 303, 303L||General Physics I||4|