Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

 

School of Engineering & Computational Sciences

Administration

David Donahoo, B.S., M.S.
Dean, School of Engineering & Computational Sciences
Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Carl Pettiford, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Engineering
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Jerry Westfall, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Computational Sciences
Professor of Computational Sciences


Faculty

 The faculty roster, which can be sorted by department and faculty type, is available at https://www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?action=faculty&PID=19959&CatID=24.

PURPOSE
The School of Engineering and Computational Sciences functions with the purpose of teaching Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills critical for impacting computing and technology-related disciplines in tomorrow’s world. Enhanced in the fall of 2007, the School has the long-term vision of creating and maintaining nationally recognized technology-related degrees, centers, institutes, and initiatives in education, research, training, and missions so that our Christ-centered graduates can have the greatest impact on tomorrow’s world.

The School offers six degrees and two minors that provide students with the skills, knowledge, and understanding of information technology necessary for impacting tomorrow’s socio-technological culture.

PROGRAM ACCREDITATION
The Bachelor of Science degree programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Industrial and Systems Engineering have received accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science has received accreditation from the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ABET is the recognized accrediting agency for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.  ABET accreditation demonstrates a program’s commitment to providing its students with a quality education.

TEACHER LICENSURE
Liberty University offers teacher licensure programs which are approved by the State of Virginia Department of Education.  Teacher preparation and endorsement in Computer Science is available through the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences in cooperation with the Teacher Education Department.

Those who enter the teacher licensure program must complete the academic major, be subject to the same general education requirements as all other students, and complete academic and practicum experiences related to professional teacher training.

Those wishing to pursue teacher-related programs should seek information from the Teacher Licensure Office in the School of Education. Licensure information is also available at http://www.liberty.edu/uguide.

DEGREE COMPLETION PLANS
Degree Completion Plans for programs offered by the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences can be accessed online at: http://www.liberty.edu/dcps.


Engineering Programs

Certain degrees within the School of Engineering require specific technical electives be completed as part of the degree.  The intent of the technical electives is to enhance (i.e. deepen and/or broaden) the scientific, mathematical, technological, or engineering knowledge or experience of the student in his or her career potential and development.

ENGINEERING PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student will be able to:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. An ability to communicate effectively;
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues; and
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Computer Engineering Major (B.S.)

PURPOSE
The computer engineering degree is designed to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to positively influence computer and electrical engineering-related industries in the current and evolving economy.  The program prepares graduates for the thoughtful integration of work and life and to view the computer engineering profession as a lifelong commitment to serving others. 

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
Our goal is, within a few years of graduating, our Computer Engineering students will be able to:

  1. Advance in an engineering career or graduate studies.
  2. Be recognized as a creative thinkers; exhibiting an aptitude for continuous learning.
  3. Display professional ethics and behavior consistent with foundational Christian principles.

Program of Study

Computer Engineering Major (B.S.)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (35-41 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (57 hrs)
ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving 3
ENGE 201 Introduction to Logic Design 3
ENGE 211 Introduction to Electrical Circuits 4
ENGE 212 AC Circuit Analysis 4
ENGI 220 Engineering Economy 3
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
CSIS 112 Advanced Programming 3
CSIS 215 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
ENGE 311 Signals and Systems 3
ENGE 321 Electronics 4
ENGE 341 Communications Systems 3
ENGC 361 Computer Architecture 3
ENGR 381 Engineering Design Introduction 3
ENGC 465 Introduction to Computer Networks 3
ENGC 301 Introduction to Microprocessors 3
ENGC 401 Micro Computer Design 3
ENGR 481 Engineering Design I 3
ENGR 482 Engineering Design II 3
Technical Electives (3 hrs)
Quantitative Studies (16 hrs)
ENGR 210 Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering 3
MATH 221 Applied Linear Algebra 3
MATH 231 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 4
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 334 Differential Equations 3
Directed Course (Required) (0-3 hrs)
ENGR 270 Technical Communication 1 3**
NOTE: “C” or better required in all Core Courses, Technical Electives, and Quantitative Studies.
TOTAL HOURS: 133 hours minimum required; at least 34 hours must be 300-400 level.
** These are approved General Education courses and may be counted in the Core Competency Requirements

** These are approved General Education courses and may be counted in the Core Competency Requirements


Electrical Engineering Major (B.S.)

PURPOSE
The electrical engineering degree is designed to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to positively influence electrical engineering-related industries in the current and evolving economy.  The program prepares graduates for the thoughtful integration of work and life and to view the electrical engineering profession as a lifelong commitment to serving others.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
Our goal is, within a few years of graduating, our Electrical Engineering students will be able to:

  1. Advance in an engineering career or graduate studies.
  2. Be recognized as a creative thinkers; exhibiting an aptitude for continuous learning.
  3. Display professional ethics and behavior consistent with foundational Christian principles.

Program of Study

Electrical Engineering Major (B.S.)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (35-41 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (52 hrs)
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving 3
ENGE 201 Introduction to Logic Design 3
ENGE 211 Introduction to Electrical Circuits 4
ENGE 212 AC Circuit Analysis 4
ENGI 220 Engineering Economy 3
ENGE 311 Signals and Systems 3
ENGE 321 Electronics 4
ENGE 331 Electromagnetic Fields 4
ENGE 341 Communications Systems 3
ENGC 361 Computer Architecture 3
ENGR 381 Engineering Design Introduction 3
ENGE 421 Advanced Electronics 3
ENGR 481 Engineering Design I 3
ENGR 482 Engineering Design II 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
ENGE 351 Power Systems
ENGE 431 Electromagnetic Compatibility
ENGC 465 Introduction to Computer Networks
Technical Electives (9 hrs)
Quantitative Studies (16 hrs)
ENGR 210 Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering 3
MATH 221 Applied Linear Algebra 3
MATH 231 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 4
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 334 Differential Equations 3
Directed Courses (Required) (0-3 hrs)*
ENGR 270 Technical Communication 3
NOTE: “C” or better required in all Core Courses, Technical Electives, and Quantitative Studies.
TOTAL HOURS: 134 hours minimum required; at least 35 hours must be 300-400 level.
* These are approved General Education courses and may be counted in the Core Competency Requirements

Industrial and Systems Engineering Major (B.S.)

PURPOSE
The industrial and systems engineering degree is designed to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to positively influence an industrial setting of complex, integrated systems.  The program prepares graduates for the thoughtful integration of work and life and to view the industrial engineering profession as a lifelong commitment to serving others.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
Our goal is, within a few years of graduating, our Industrial and Systems Engineering students will be able to:

  1. Advance in an engineering career or graduate studies.
  2. Be recognized as a creative thinkers; exhibiting an aptitude for continuous learning.
  3. Display professional ethics and behavior consistent with foundational Christian principles.

Program of Study

Industrial and Systems Engineering Major (B.S.)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (35-41 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (54 hrs)
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving 3
ENGI 220 Engineering Economy 3
ENGI 230 Production Systems 3
ENGI 300 Enterprise Forecasting 3
ENGI 305 Data Analysis Methods and Modeling 3
ENGI 330 Facilities Design 3
ENGI 340 Introduction to Operations Research: Deterministic Models 3
ENGI 350 Introduction to Operations Research: Probabilistic Models 3
ENGI 360 Engineering Information Systems 3
ENGR 277 Engineering Ethical and Legal Issues 3
ENGR 370 Quality Assurance 3
ENGR 381 Engineering Design Introduction 3
ENGI 430 Decision Analysis 3
ENGI 450 Human Factors and Ergonomics 3
ENGI 460 Digital Simulation 3
ENGR 481 Engineering Design I 3
ENGR 482 Engineering Design II 3
Technical Electives (6 hrs)
Quantitative Studies (16 hrs)
ENGR 210 Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering 3
MATH 221 Applied Linear Algebra 3
MATH 231 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 4
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 334 Differential Equations 3
Directed Courses (Required) (0-3 hrs)
ENGR 270 Technical Communication 3**
TOTAL HOURS: 133 hours minimum; at least 42 hours must be 300-400 level.
NOTE: “C” or better required in all Core Courses, Technical Electives, and Quantitative Studies.
** This is an approved General Education course and may be counted in the Core Competency Requirements.

Mechanical Engineering Major (B.S.)

PURPOSE
The mechanical engineering degree is designed to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to positively influence mechanical engineering-related industries in the current and evolving economy.  The program prepares graduates for the thoughtful integration of work and life and to view the mechanical engineering profession as a lifelong commitment to serving others. 

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES
Our goal is, within a few years of graduating, our Mechanical Engineering students will be able to:

  1. Advance in an engineering career or graduate studies.
  2. Be recognized as a creative thinkers; exhibiting an aptitude for continuous learning.
  3. Display professional ethics and behavior consistent with foundational Christian principles.

Program of Study

Mechanical Engineering Major (B.S.)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (35-41 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (64 hrs)
ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering and Problem Solving 3
ENGR 125 Visualization for Engineers 1
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 4
ENGR 313 Mechatronics 4
ENGI 220 Engineering Economy 3
ENGR 235 Statics 3
ENGR 240 Dynamics 3
ENGM 310 Materials Engineering 3
ENGR 315 Fluid Dynamics 3
PHYS 320 Thermodynamics 3
ENGM 325 Thermal Fluids Design Lab 2
ENGR 330 Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGM 345 Material and Manufacturing Processing 4
ENGM 350 Computer-Aided Engineering 3
ENGM 355 Design of Machine Components 3
ENGR 360 Heat Transfer 4
ENGR 365 Dynamic Systems Modeling 3
ENGR 381 Engineering Design Introduction 3
ENGR 385 Thermodynamics II 4
ENGR 481 Engineering Design I 3
ENGR 482 Engineering Design II 3
Technical Electives (3 hrs)
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
ENGR 210 Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering 3
MATH 231 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 4
MATH 334 Differential Equations 3
Directed Elective (0-3 hrs)
ENGR 270 Technical Communication 3
TOTAL HOURS: 134 hours minimum required; at least 50 hours must be 300-400 level.
NOTE: “C” or better required in all Core Courses, Technical Electives, and Quantitative Studies.

Computational Science Programs

In general, the computational science programs [i.e., Computer Science (CS)] are designed to prepare our students to enter the professional workforce with the knowledge and skills to impact computing and technology-related disciplines in tomorrow’s world.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  2. Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  3. Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  4. Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
  6. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  7. Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  8. Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  9. Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  10. Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  11. Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
     

Computer Science Major (B.S.)

PURPOSE
The Computer Science (CS) major is offered by the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences with the purpose of developing Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential to impact computing-related disciplines in tomorrow’s world.

Students are exposed to the computer science core body of knowledge from a Christian worldview. Equipped with a firm foundation in algorithms and problem solving, they learn to analyze problems and design, implement, and test software solutions. Students also develop a strong background in mathematics to cultivate their reasoning abilities. Faculty help students prepare for a lifetime of service while encouraging undergraduate research and effective application of technology from a Christian worldview.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
Our goal is, within a few years of graduating, our Computer Science students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the fundamentals principles and practices of computer science necessary for employment and graduate studies.
  2. Apply computer science principles and practices to identify and document requirements, develop designs, as well as implement and validate solutions for computing systems of varying levels of complexity.
  3. Establish a sense of continuous life-long learning and adopting new technologies where appropriate.
  4. Develop skills for working in teams; communicating technical information effectively in both oral and written forms; engaging in creative and critical thinking; gaining and applying business knowledge; building leadership skills.
  5. Display the Christian principles that are the basis for their professional ethics and behavior.

TEACHER LICENSURE
An endorsement in Computer Science is available. Those wishing to pursue teacher-related programs should seek information from the Teacher Licensure Office in the School of Education.


Career Opportunities

Computer Scientists Operations Research
Computer Engineers Systems Analysts
Computer Programmers Teaching inf Private Schools
Database Administrators  & Public Schools

Programs of Study

Computer Science Major (B.S.) (Without Cognate)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (40-46 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Courses in the Major (48 hrs)
CSIS 100 Introduction to Information Sciences and Systems 3
CSIS 110 Introduction to Computing Sciences 3
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
CSIS 112 Advanced Programming 3
CSIS 215 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
CSIS 326 Database System Concepts 3
CSIS 342 Computer Architecture and Organization 3
CSIS 355 Network Architecture and Protocols 3
CSIS 434 Theory of Programming Languages 3
CSIS 443 Operating Systems 3
CSIS 471 Software Engineering 3
CSIS 481 Computer Science Capstone 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
CSIS 461 Technical Aspects of Computer Security
CSIS 463 Modern Cryptography
Choose three courses from the following: 9
CSIS 315, 316, 340, 341, 344, 345, 375, 408, 416, 461, 463, 495, 497, or 499
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
MATH 211 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 3
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 350 Discrete Mathematics 3
Choose one of the following courses: 1
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB
MATH 133 Calculus with Mathematica Lab
Lab Science or Math (7-8 hrs)
Choose one of the following: 4
BIOL 101/103, 102/104, 224, or CHEM 121
Choose one of the following courses: 3-4
MATH 221, 231, 301, 302, 305, 307, 321, 331, 332, 334, 352, 401, 421, 422, or 431
NOTE: “C” or better required in all Core Courses, Electives, and Quantitative Studies.
TOTAL HOURS: 127 hours minimum required; at least 33 hours must be 300-400 level.
Computer Science Major (B.S.) (With Cognate)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (40-46 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (39 hrs)
CSIS 100 Introduction to Information Sciences and Systems 3
CSIS 110 Introduction to Computing Sciences 3
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
CSIS 112 Advanced Programming 3
CSIS 215 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
CSIS 326 Database System Concepts 3
CSIS 342 Computer Architecture and Organization 3
CSIS 355 Network Architecture and Protocols 3
CSIS 434 Theory of Programming Languages 3
CSIS 443 Operating Systems 3
CSIS 471 Software Engineering 3
CSIS 481 Computer Science Capstone 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
CSIS 461 Technical Aspects of Computer Security
CSIS 463 Modern Cryptography
Cognate Courses (9 hrs)
Select from the following cognates: Cyber Security; Information Security; Software Engineering; Web; or Mobile Programming.
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
Lab Science or Math (7-8 hrs)

Cognates

Computer Science Major (B.S.) Cyber Security Cognate
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (40-46 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (39 hrs)
CSIS 100 Introduction to Information Sciences and Systems 3
CSIS 110 Introduction to Computing Sciences 3
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
CSIS 112 Advanced Programming 3
CSIS 215 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
CSIS 326 Database System Concepts 3
CSIS 342 Computer Architecture and Organization 3
CSIS 355 Network Architecture and Protocols 3
CSIS 434 Theory of Programming Languages 3
CSIS 443 Operating Systems 3
CSIS 461 Technical Aspects of Computer Security 3
CSIS 471 Software Engineering 3
CSIS 481 Computer Science Capstone 3
Cognate Courses (9 hrs)
CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security 3
CSIS 345 Introduction to Linux 3
CSIS 463 Modern Cryptography 3
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
MATH 211 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 3
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 350 Discrete Mathematics 3
Choose one of the following courses: 1
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB
MATH 133 Calculus with Mathematica Lab
Lab Science or Math (7-8 hrs)
Choose one of the following: 4
BIOL 101/103, 102/104, 224, or CHEM 121
Choose one of the following courses: 3-4
MATH 221, 231, 301, 302, 305, 307, 321, 331, 332, 334, 352, 401, 421, 422, or 431
NOTE: “C” or better is required in Core Courses, Cognate Courses, Quantitative Studies, and Lab Science or Math.
TOTAL HOURS: 127 hours minimum required; at least 33 hours must be 300-400 level
Computer Science Major (B.S.) Information Security Cognate
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (40-46 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (39 hrs)
Cognate Courses (9 hrs)
CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security 3
CSIS 341 Information Security Planning 3
CSIS 344 Information Security Operations 3
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
MATH 211 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 3
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 350 Discrete Mathematics 3
Choose one of the following courses: 1
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB
MATH 133 Calculus with Mathematica Lab
Lab Science or Math (7-8 hrs)
Choose one of the following: 4
BIOL 101/103, 102/104, 224, or CHEM 121
Choose one of the following courses: 3-4
MATH 221, 231, 301, 302, 305, 307, 321, 331, 332, 334, 352, 401, 421, 422, or 431
NOTE: “C” or better is required in Core Courses, Cognate Courses, Quantitative Studies, and Lab Science or Math.
TOTAL HOURS: 127 hours minimum required; at least 33 hours must be 300-400 level
Computer Science Major (B.S.) Software Engineering Cognate
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (40-46 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (39 hrs)
Cognate Courses (9 hrs)
CSIS 375 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 3
PSYC 405 Group Dynamics 3
BUSI 340 Organizational Behavior I 3
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
MATH 211 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 3
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 350 Discrete Mathematics 3
Choose one of the following courses: 1
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB
MATH 133 Calculus with Mathematica Lab
Lab Science or Math (7-8 hrs)
Choose one of the following: 4
BIOL 101/103, 102/104, 224, or CHEM 121
Choose one of the following courses: 3-4
MATH 221, 231, 301, 302, 305, 307, 321, 331, 332, 334, 352, 401, 421, 422, or 431
NOTE: “C” or better is required in Core Courses, Cognate Courses, Quantitative Studies, and Lab Science or Math.
TOTAL HOURS: 127 hours minimum required; at least 33 hours must be 300-400 level.
Computer Science Major (B.S.) Web and Mobile Programming Cognate
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (40-46 hrs)
Christian Life & Thought (22-23 hrs)
Core Courses in the Major (39 hrs)
Cognate Courses (9 hrs)
CSIS 315 Client-Side Programming 3
CSIS 316 Server-Side Programming 3
CSIS 408 Web and Mobile Programming 3
Quantitative Studies (10 hrs)
MATH 211 Introduction to Statistical Analysis 3
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 350 Discrete Mathematics 3
Choose one of the following courses: 1
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB
MATH 133 Calculus with Mathematica Lab
Lab Science or Math (7-8 hrs)
Choose one of the following: 4
BIOL 101/103, 102/104, 224, or CHEM 121
Choose one of the following courses: 3-4
MATH 221, 231, 301, 302, 305, 307, 321, 331, 332, 334, 352, 401, 421, 422, or 431
NOTE: “C” or better is required in Core Courses, Cognate Courses, Quantitative Studies, and Lab Science or Math.
TOTAL HOURS: 127 hours minimum required; at least 33 hours must be 300-400 level.
Teacher Licensure Requirements – Endorsement: Computer Science (6-12)
General Education: Core Competency Requirements (63-67 hrs)
Courses in the Major (45 hrs)*
Directed Courses (Required) (13 hrs)*
Lab Science (4 hrs)
Teacher Licensure Requirements (31 hrs)
EDUC 125 Introduction to Education 1
EDUC 221 Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning 2
EDUC 235 Content Instructional Design 1
EDUC 236 Content Instructional Design Practicum 2
EDUC 240 Introduction to Applied Educational Technology Practicum 2
EDUC 360 Foundations of Education 2
EDUC 419 Content Teaching Methods 2
EDUC 420 Content Teaching Methods Practicum 1
EDUC 425 Content Measurement and Evaluation 2
EDUC 435 Content Curriculum Fundamentals 2
EDUC 436 Content Curriculum Fundamentals Practicum 1
Professional Semester:
EDUC 475 Seminar in Classroom Management 2
EDUC 476 Student Teaching I 5
EDUC 477 Student Teaching II 5
TOTAL HOURS: 156 hours minimum; at least 59 hours must be 300-400 level
*NOTE: “C” or better required in all courses

Computer Science Minor

Computer Science Minor (21 hrs)
CSIS 110 Introduction to Computing Sciences 3
CSIS 111 Introduction to Programming 3
CSIS 112 Advanced Programming 3
CSIS 215 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
CSIS Electives (300-400 level) 6
MATH 250 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3

Information Security Minor

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Information Security Minor is to provide the student with an awareness of the threats to and vulnerabilities of our corporate and national security information systems, as well as develop the skills needed to design, execute, and evaluate information security policies, procedures and practices.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOME

  1. The student will be able to design and operate the policies, procedures and practices of an information security system.
Information Security Minor (18 hrs)
CSIS 340 Studies in Information Security 3
CSIS 341 Information Security Planning 3
CSIS 344 Information Security Operations 3
CSIS 330 Business Data Communication Systems 3
BUSI 310 Principles of Management 3
Choose one of the following: 3
GOVT 380 Introduction to Intelligence and National Security
CJUS 380 Introduction to Homeland Security


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