Proposal for College of Engineering Undergraduate security

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V I R G I N I A P O L Y T E C H N I C I N S T I T U T E A N D S T A T E U N I V E R S I T Y

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Invent t he Future

Ted and Karyn Hume Center for

National Security and Technology

1101 King St, Suite 610

Alexandria,

VA 22314

www.
hume
.ictas.vt.edu



Proposal for College of Engineering
Undergraduate
Minor in “Cyber
security



Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing technical sectors within the federal government and
there is a
significant need for a workforce with the proper education to tackle the challenges of
computer security, network security, and information assurance. T
o address this need, the
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and
the
Department o
f Computer
Science propose

establishing an undergraduate minor within the College of Engineering called
“Cyber
security

, in cooperation with the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and
Technology
. The proposed coursework requirements are speci
fied below.

All students across the
College of Engineering are eligible to take the minor, but it is likely that only students in CpE or
CS will readily have the required prerequisites to attempt the courses in the minor.


Required Courses:

19

total credit
s required

(All courses listed below are three credit hours except for the seminar)




One of the
f
ollowing

to gain knowledge of networking
:

o

ECE 4564: Network Application Design

o

CS 4254: Co
mputer Network Arch and
Programming

o

ECE 4614:
Telecommunication Netwo
rk
s



One of the
f
ollowing

to gain knowledge of computer systems
:

o

CS 3214: Computer Systems

o

CS/ECE 4504
:
Computer Organization

o

ECE 3574
:

Applied Software Engineering



T
wo
core security
courses:

o

ECE 4560: Computer and Network Security Fundamentals

o

CS 4580
: Introduction to
Computer

Security



One of the following interdisciplinary course:

o

ACIS 4684: Information Systems Security and Assurance

o

FIN 4014: Internet, Electronic, and Online Law

o

MATH 4175: Cryptography I

o

MATH 4176: Cryptography II



One

elective course
s from either the networks, systems, or
interdisciplinary list



One credit seminar course


Courses and electives may have prerequisites that must be completed in order to be eligible to
enroll. Students must complete all required prerequisites in order to
enroll in any of the listed
courses associated with this minor.



Potential Schedules Meeting Current Departmental Requirements


CS
:

JR Spring:

CS 3214 (required)
,
FIN 4014 (free elective)
,
CS 4254 (
CS 3/4 elective)


SR Fall:

MATH 4175 or ACIS 4554 (tech e
lective)


SR Spring:

CS 4504 (CS 3/4 elective)




ECE 4560 (free elective)



JR Spring

SR Fall

SR Spring

Networks

CS 4254

tech elective


ECE 4560

free elective

Systems

CS 3214

required

CS 4580

tech elective

CS 4504

tech elective

Interdisciplinary

FIN
4014

tech elective

CS/
ECE 4xxx

S
eminar




Cp
E:

JR Spring:

CS 321
4 (tech elective)


SR Fall:

ECE 4564 (design tech elective)
,
MATH 4175 (non
-
major tech elective)


SR Spring:

ECE 4560 (
design
tech elective)
,
ECE 4504 (tech elective)
,


FIN 4014 (free
elective)



JR Spring

SR Fall

SR Spring

Networks


ECE 4564

design elective

ECE 4560

free elective

Systems

ECE 3574

required

CS 4580

tech elective

ECE 4504

tech elective

Interdisciplinary

CS/ECE 4xxx

seminar


FIN 4014

tech elective






CHECK SHEET

Cybersecurity Minor



One of the following group (networks):

ECE 4564: Network Application Design




___

CS 4254: Co
mputer Network Arch and
Programming


___

ECE 4614: Telecommunication Networks




___


One of the following group (systems):

CS 3214:
Computer Systems






___

CS/ECE 4504: Computer Organization




___

ECE 3574
:

Applied Software Engineering




___


Two minor core courses:

ECE 4560: Computer and Network Security Fundamentals


___

CS 4580
: Introduction to
Computer

Security




___


One of
the following group (interdisciplinary):

ACIS 4684: Information Systems Security and Assurance


___

FIN 4014: Internet, Electronic, and Online Law



___

MATH 4175: Cryptography I






___

MATH 4176: Cryptography II





___


One elective course from either
the networks, systems, or interdisciplinary list

WWWW XXXX: Elective Course





___


One credit seminar course

CS/ECE 4XXXX Cybersecurity Seminar




___