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
Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Zaixin Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor network, Wireless Data Communication, Social Network Analysis, and Computational Biology.
Chaogui Zhang, Ph.D.
Chair, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Computational number theory
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Official SAT and/or ACT scores
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation