Be the frontline defense against cyber-crimes and hackers with a degree in cybersecurity and modern networks.
Cybersecurity and Modern Networks (CSMN) supplements the core curriculum with courses in secure software development and systems deployment; cloud, wireless, and mobile computing; and sensor-based (Internet of Things) computing. This concentration is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in computer security and in networking-enabled application development. This concentration is also recommended for those who plan to do graduate work in cybersecurity.
Students interested in the Cybersecurity and Modern Networks concentration will start in the Computer Science concentration and apply to start the Cybersecurity and Modern Networks concentration in their third year.
Students may apply for admission to the CSMN concentration after completing a designated set of foundational courses.
- Advanced program with competitive admissions process
- Requires Departmental approval
- Cohort-based learning model during last 2 years
- Up to thirty (30) students will be admitted each fall
- Cohorts will begin Fall 2021
- All four (4) years must be completed at ETSU
- CSMN concentration will be eligible for initial ABET review in 2024
Graduates with the Bachelor of Science in Computing with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Modern Networks will have the ability to::
- Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to
the program's discipline.
- Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats.
- CSCI 1250 Introduction to Computer Science I
- CSCI 1260 Introduction to Computer Science II
- CSCI 1900 Math for Computer Science
- CSCI 2150 Computer Organization
- CSCI 2210 Data Structures
- CSCI 3400 Networking Fundamentals
- MATH 1910 Calculus I
- MATH 2050 Foundations of Probability and Statistics - Calculus Based
As a part of the application process, students must commit to the cohort's course schedule and present a statement of academic/career goals. A faculty committee will evaluate applicants based on their academic work and their potential to succeed in the CSMN concentration.
- CSCI 2160 Assembly Language
- CSCI 2200 UNIX Fundamentals
- CSCI 3510 Network Security
- CSCI 3600 Computer Scripting
- CSCI 3610 Secure Coding
- CSCI 4507 Computer Forensics
- CSCI 4537 Ethical Hacking
- CSCI 4607 Information Risk Management
- CSCI 4637 Wireless & Mobile Computing
- CSCI 4657 Cloud Computing
- CSCI 4677 Internet of Things (IoT)
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