Computer Science & Information Systems
 

CSIA Program Outline

Program Outline for the CSIA Program.

Course Number

Course Title Credits Terms Available
Core Required Classes
CSIA 6010 Network Security 3 Fall
CSIA 6040 IT Project Management 3 Spring
CSIA 6060 IT Risk Management 3 Spring
CSIA 6300 Cyber Law and Investigations 3 Summer
CSIA 6440 Research Methods for Cyber Security & Information Assurance 3 Fall
 
Total Credits:
15
Emphasis #1: Cyber Operations Emphasis (Select 12 credits)
CSIA 6030 Advanced Persistent Threats
3
Fall
CSIA 6200 Cyber Operations
3
Spring
CSIA 6220 Security DevOps
3
Fall
CSIA 6230 Cryptography Fundamentals
3
Fall
CSIA 6240 Digital Forensics
3
Summer
CSIA 6250 Network and Internet Forensics
3
Spring
CSIA 6850 Special Topics
3
As Needed
 
Total Credits:
12
Emphasis #2: Information Assurance (Select 12 credits)
CSIA 6310 Compliance and Cybersecurity
3
Fall
CSIA 6320 Security Frameworks
3
Spring
CSIA 6330 Information Systems Auditing
3
Fall
CSIA 6350 PCI/DSS/GLBA
3
Spring
CSIA 6850 Special Topics
3
As Needed
 
Total Credits:
12
Capstone Experience (6 Credits)
Capstone Option
Students must complete capstone class(es) up to 6 credits.
CSIA 6500 Capstone 1 Credit(s) (must complete 6 credits) 6 Credit(s)
6
As Needed
Thesis Option
Students must complete thesis class(es) up to 6 credits.
CSIA 6510 Thesis 3 Credit(s) (must complete 6 credits) 6 Credit(s) 6 As Needed
Non-Capstone or Thesis Option
If students choose not to work on a capstone project or thesis for their CSIA graduate degree, they can take any two (2) additional courses (6 credits) from either emphasis (Cyber Operations or Information Assurance).
 
Total Program Credits:
33