CD Program Path

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems houses the Bachelor's of Science in Information Systems. This degree, along with its emphasis in Cyber Security listed below, outlines all of the courses required to complete the program path in cyber security. The Knowledge Units associated with each course is listed in parentheses next to the appropriate course.


Course Number Course Title Credits
General Education Courses

Math 1040
(Formerly Math 2040)

Statistics (Required for CS/IS Majors)
4
 
Total Credits:
36
Common Core Required Classes
CSIS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (KU - Basic Scripting, Programming) 3
CSIS 1410 Object Oriented Programming (KU - Basic Scripting, Operating Systems Concepts, Programming) 3
CSIS 2300 Discrete Structures 3
CSIS 2420 Introduction to Algorithms & Data Structures (KU - Data Structures) 3
CSIS 2600 Data Communications & Networking (KU - Network Technology and Protocols, Networking Concepts, IT System Components, IA Architectures, Operating System Concepts) 3
CSIS 3200 Database Design & Management (KU - Basic Data Analysis, Databases) 3
CSIS 3650 Network Security (KU - Basic Scripting, Cyber Defense, Cyber Threats, Cybersecurity Planning and Management, Host Forensics, IA Architectures, IA Fundamentals, Intro to Cryptography, IT System Components, Network Defense, Network Technology and Protocols, Networking Concepts, OS Concepts, OS Hardening, Overview of Cyber Operations, Programming, Systems Administration, Vulnerability Analysis) 3
 
Total Credits:
21
IS Core Required Classes
CSIS 2000 Web Development 3
CSIS 2620 Network Administration I (KU - Systems Administration, Operating Systems Concepts, OS Hardening, IT System Components, Host Forensics) 3
CSIS 2670 Information Security & Assurance (KU - Cybersecurity Planning and Management, IA Fundamentals, IA Architectures, Policy, Legal, Ethics, and Compliance, Fundamental Security Design Principles, IA Standards, Systems Administration, Cyber Threats, IA Compliance, Digital Forensics) 3
CSIS 3050 Environments of Information System (KU - Cybersecurity Planning and Management, IA Fundamentals, IA Architectures, Policy, Legal, Ethics, and Compliance, IT System Components, Systems Administration) 3
CSIS 3100 Systems Analysis and Design (KU - Basic Data Analysis, Cybersecurity Planning and Management, Fundamental Security Design Principles, IA Architectures, Life-Cycle Security) 3
CSIS 4810 IS Capstone Project 3
EET 2750 PC Hardware 3
ACCT 2010 Accounting Principles 3
MATH 1100 Applied Calculus 3
MGMT 3180 Management & Organizations 3
MKTG 3010 Marketing Principles 3
 
Total Credits:
33
Emphasis: Cyber Security Core Required
CSIS 3600 Operating Systems (KU - Operating Systems Theory) 3
CSIS 3700 Computer Forensics (KU - Cyber Threats, Digital Forensics, Host Forensics, Media Forensics, OS Concepts, Policy, Legal, Ethics and Compliance) 3
CSIS 3750 Security Scripting 3
CSIS 4700 Internet Forensics & Cyber Security (KU - Cyber Threats, Digital Forensics, Host Forensics, IT System Components, Network Defense, Network Forensics, Software Reverse Engineering, Systems Administration) 3
 
Total Emphasis Core Credits:
12
Cyber Security Emphasis:  Electives (Select 18 credits from the following)
CSIA 6000 Network Security 2
CSIA 6010 Communication, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making 3
CSIA 6020 IT Policy Compliance and Disaster Recovery 3
CSIA 6030 Advanced Persistent Threats 2
CSIA 6040 IT Project Management 3
CSIA 6060 IT Risk Management 2
CSIS 3150 C and C++ Programming
3
CSIS 3300 Mobile Application Development for Android
3
CSIS 3680 Machine Learning
3
CSIS 4300 Mobile Application Development for iOS
3
CSIS 4540 Human-Computer Interfaces (KU - Fundamental Security Design Principles)
3
CSIS 4560 Business Analytics
3
CSIS 4750 e-Business Systems
3
Math 3700 Probability and Statistics (KU - Probability and Statistics)
3
 
Total Elective Credits:
18
 
Total Program Credits:
120