Division of Math, Science, and Technology

This academic program is housed in the Division of Math, Science, and Technology in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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Information Assurance/
Security Minor

The information assurance/security minor is intended for students in any major who wish to acquire more knowledge about computer and network security infrastructures and software. Topics covered include general surveys of computer and information security technologies, legal and ethical aspects of computer security, and related data structures and operating systems.

Information Assurance/Security Minor Requirements
(18 credits)

CSIS 3023 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Computing (3 credits)
CSIS 3500 Network and Data Communication (3 credits)
CSIS 4010 Computer Security (3 credits)
CSIS 4500 Network Security (3 credits)

Select a minimum of 6 credits from the following courses:
CSIS 3050 Assemblers and Assembly Language Programming (4 credits)
CSIS 4030 Information Security Technologies (3 credits)
CSIS 4310 Distributed Data Processing (4 credits)
CSIS 4530 Database Management (3 credits)
MATH 3350 Number Theory (3 credits)
MATH 4350 Abstract Algebra I (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.