Cybersecurity (CSEC)

CSEC 110 Introduction to Hardware and Client Operating Systems
(4 Credits, Fall)

Overview of hardware installation, upgrading and troubleshooting. Hard disk management skills, system configuration, installation of operating systems and application software, and advanced use and configuration of graphical user interface. Understanding of basic computer terminology, internet navigation, e-mail, Windows operating system features, and file management is necessary. PREREQ: Cybersecurity major. COREQ: CSEC 123 and CSEC 125. PRE/COREQ: Placement into MATH 123 or concurrent enrollment in any GEM 3 course. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 123 Network Fundamentals
(4 Credits, Fall)

Introduction to the OSI reference model, network addressing, subnetting, TCP/IP network-layer protocols, LAN media and topology, and networking devices. COREQ: CSEC 110 and CSEC 125. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 125 Basic Network Routing
(4 Credits, Fall)

Routing theory, components, and protocols; router setup and startup; router configuration, control, and backup procedures. Includes building and troubleshooting simple LANs. COREQ: CSEC 110 and CSEC 123. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 127 Server Operating Systems
(4 Credits, Spring)

Planning, installing, and configuring network servers and clients in a server environment. Issues related to protocols, sharing, policies, migration, optimization, architecture, and administration. PREREQ: CSEC 110, CSEC 123, and CSEC 125. COREQ: CSEC 129 and CSEC 131. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 129 Fundamentals of Linux
(4 Credits, Spring)

Introduction to the Linux operating system with emphasis on basic administration tasks. PREREQ: CSEC 110, CSEC 123, and CSEC 125. COREQ: CSEC 127 and CSEC 131. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 131 Introduction to Information Security
(4 Credits, Spring)

Designing a security framework for small, medium, and enterprise-level networks. PREREQ: CSEC 110, CSEC 123, and CSEC 125. COREQ: CSEC 127 and CSEC 129. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 199 Cybersecurity Special Topics
(1-5 Credits, Varies)

This course is designed to permit the offering of special topics appropriate to a student's program. Regular or frequently recurring topics are not offered under this title. The course may be repeated as new topics are presented. (1 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 1 credits)

CSEC 246 Securing a Directory Services Infrastructure
(4 Credits, Fall)

Implementing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and securing a network infrastructure in a directory services environment. PREREQ: CSEC 127, CSEC 129, and CSEC 131. COREQ: CSEC 248 and CSEC 252. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 248 Advanced Cybersecurity
(4 Credits, Fall)

Key security concepts including security threats, securing network resources, encryption technologies, securing communications and applications, and incident response. PREREQ: CSEC 127, CSEC 129, and CSEC 131. COREQ: CSEC 246 and CSEC 252. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 252 Introduction to Programming for Cybersecurity
(4 Credits, Fall)

Accelerated overview of programming, scripting, and relational database design for security professionals. PREREQ: CSEC 127, CSEC 129, and CSEC 131. COREQ: CSEC 246 and CSEC 248. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 255 Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures
(4 Credits, Spring)

Identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target network systems and applying the information to defend against network attacks. PREREQ: CSEC 246, CSEC 248, and CSEC 252. COREQ: CSEC 257 and CSEC 290. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 257 Introduction to Digital Forensics
(4 Credits, Spring)

Forensic methods and techniques in the collection, processing, and analysis of digital evidence. PREREQ: CSEC 246, CSEC 248, and CSEC 252. COREQ: CSEC 255 and CSEC 290. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

CSEC 290 Cybersecurity Capstone
(4 Credits, Spring)

Advanced penetration testing methodologies and techniques in acquiring, processing, and analyzing data for various host, network, and mobile-based devices. PREREQ: CSEC 246, CSEC 248, and CSEC 252. COREQ: CSEC 255 and CSEC 257. (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours, 4 credits)

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