Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Core Courses
ECE 5516Introduction to Communication Networks3
ECE 5526Engineering Principles of Computer Intrusion and Detection3
ECE 5528Introduction to Cryptography and Information Security3
ECE 5538Hardware and Industrial Control System Security3
ECE 5548Secure Computer Memory Architecture and Intrusion Prevention Methodologies3
CIS course in ethics, law, governance, and regulatory compliance of hardware systems3
Electives 112
Total Credit Hours30

Students select electives related to their chosen career path in the areas of embedded security safeguards, engineered resilient systems, hardware component and device design-for-security, quality and risk management of hardware security projects, reverse engineering for counterintelligence, and/or preparation for industry certification.

Culminating Events:
Capstone Project:
All students in the PSM–C&S Security program complete a capstone project to round out the program with practical work experience.