Information Security

The Information Security concentration prepares students to meet the security needs of industry and government through coursework that provides a thorough understanding of security, privacy and cryptographic techniques and protocols used in computing and communication.

This concentration requires the following courses:   

  • CS 43203  SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING
  • CS 45203   COMPUTER NETWORK SECURITY
  • CS 47205   INFORMATION SECURITY
  • CS 47221   INTRODUCTION TO CRYPTOLOGY
  • CS 49901   CAPSTONE PROJECT

It also requires one concentration elective chosen from the following list:

  • CS 43401  SECURE PROGRAMMING    
  • CS 47206  DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY    
  • CS 47207  DIGITAL FORENSICS    

The formal concentration requirements are listed in the University Catalog, but the following degree diagram gives an informal view of the degree with this concentration for the current academic year. Links to higher-quality PDF versions of the degree diagram for recent years are given at the bottom of the page.

2019 BS + Information Security Degree Diagram

Degree Diagrams for Recent Catalog Years