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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


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

Computer Science Core

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

Cyber Security Concentration

Course Title Credits
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



CS 980 and CS 981* Thesis Preparation Seminar/Thesis


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

Total Credits 33 Credits