*Effective August 2015*

SAIS Track Within MSIS Program

Students pursuing the SAIS track within the MSIS program are required to fulfill the MSIS course requirements by taking a specified number of credit hours of coursework from the Foundations, Cognitive Systems, Systems and Technology and Elective areas. The highly recommended SAIS plan of study meeting the required MSIS course distribution is shown below.

Prerequisites

Students must have taken INFSCI 2500 Data Structures or the equivalent prior to entering the Security Specialization.

Requirements

Foundation Courses (6 credits)

Required course

  • INFSCI 2170/TEL 2820 Cryptography (SAIS CORE)

Recommended courses

  • INFSCI 2000
  • INFSCI 2625

Cognitive Courses (6 credits)

Systems & Technology (18 Credits)

Required (6 Credits)

  • INFSCI 2150 Information Security and Privacy (SAIS CORE)
  • TELCOM 2821 Network Security (SAIS CORE)

Required (6 Credits)

  • INFSCI 2591 Algorithm Design (Note: this course can be used for Foundations Area requirement – in that case students can take any other Systems & Technology course)
  • INFSCI 2710 Database Management (Can be waived if a student has taken Undergraduate DBMS course in IS/CS/CE)

Two required from the following courses (6 Credits) (*)

Electives (6 Credits)

Recommended

  • INFSCI 2750 Cloud Computing
  • INFSCI 2625 Cybersecurity & Privacy Regulation
  • LIS 2184 Legal Issues in Information Handling
  • INFSCI 2210 Information Ethics
  • INFSCI 2629 Capstone Course in Security
  • Other SAIS courses listed below (*)

Special Note:

Upon completion of a SAIS track, students will be given certificates for CNSS standards 4011, 4012, and 4013. If a student has taken INFSCI 2621/TELCOM 2813: Security Management to fulfill the elective requirement, the certificates for CNSS 4014 and 4015 will also be provided.

CNSS certifications are available till 2018

 

SAIS Track within MST Program

Students pursuing the SAIS track within the MST program are required to fulfill the MST course requirements by taking a specified number of credit hours of coursework from the Core Requirements, Human Communications, Management/Policy, Protocols and Design, and SAIS track cores and elective areas. The highly recommended SAIS plan of study meeting the required MST course distribution is shown below.

Requirements

Core Requirements (9 Credits)

Human Comm Mgmt/Policy (6 Credits)

Protocols and Design (6 Credits)

SAIS Track Core (12 Credits)

SAIS Track Electives (3 Credits)

Upon completion of a SAIS track, students will given certificates for CNSS standards 4011, 4012, and 4013. If a student has taken IS2820/TEL2813: Security Management to fulfill the elective requirement, the certificates for CNSS 4014 and 4015 will also be provided.

No provision is currently made for giving out separate certificates for each standard.