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MS in Computer Science with a Concentration in Cyber Security

Transition Courses

These course credits may not be applied toward the 33 credits required for the degree.
Course Title Credits
CS 510 Discrete Mathematics 3
CS 520 Computer Science II 3

Overview

Computer Science Core 12 Credits
Concentration  
     Requirements 12 Credits
     Electives 3 Credits
Capstone Courses 6 Credits
Total Credits 33 Credits

Computer Science Core

Course Title Credits
CS 600 Data Structures 3
CS 610 Computer Architecture 3
CS 620 Database Systems 3
CS 650 Operating Systems 3
Total Computer Science Core 12 Credits

Cyber Security Concentration

CS 615 Software Security 3
CS 709 Cryptography 3
CS 777 Computer Networks and Networking Programming 3
CS 779 Network Security 3
Select one of the following electives:
CS 771 Web Application Security 3
CS 775 Mobile Application Security 3
Total Concentration Electives 3
Total Concentration 15 Credits

Capstone Courses

Course Title Credits
CS 780 and CS 784* Software Development Project: Design and Implementation

6

OR

CS 980 and CS 981* Thesis Preparation Seminar/Thesis

6

Total Capstone 6 Credits
*Capstone must be a Cyber Security project or a Cyber Security thesis

Total Credits 33 Credits