Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.

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Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance Major

What Courses Do Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics