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Cybersecurity Concentration - Requirements

Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department

Computer Science BS


Required Courses for BS in Computer Science:

CSCI1205 Introduction to Computer Programming
CSCI2215 Introduction to Computer Science  
CSCI2232 Data Structures   
CSCI2247 Assembly Language Programming   
CSCI2255 Discrete Structures
CSCI3278 Operating Systems   
CSCI3304 Computer Organization 
CSCI3315 Software Design   
CSCI4499 Internship   


Computer Science Electives:

Students opting for the cybersecurity concentration will include

the following in their choice of electives:

CSCI3157   Cyber Security
CSCI3666   Data communication & Computer Net
CSCI3355   Introduction to Cryptography
CSCI3869   Network Security


Additional elective courses to be selected from the 2000 or higher level offerings in computer science.


Cognate Courses:

MATH1203  Calculus I
MATH2202  Calculus II  
CSCI3371    Computer Modeling & Simulation  
MATH3318   Differential Equations Or
MATH3220   Linear Algebra   
PHYS2004   General Physics with Calc II


Optional Courses:    

CSCI3268 Database Systems
CSCI3333 Computer Algorithms 


As part of the humanities and social science requirements, students will opt to take PHIL1003 Ethics and SOCI2306 Crime and Criminology



Laila Khreisat, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Tel: 973-443-8680
Fax: 973-443-8683

Department of Mathematics Computer Science and Physics
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave - M-ZN2-02
Madison, NJ 07940

Office Location
ZEN 250, Room 257

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