Information Assurance and Security (IAS)

Also see http://www.shsu.edu/gradcat/iasc_ms.html

Courses and Registration

List below contains all core and elective courses. Students should give higher priority to core courses during registration. An IAS master student must complete 36 credits in total towards master degree. Note that all core courses are required to complete. DFSC 6347 is the final master project advised under a student's project supervisor.

Core Courses:

DFSC 5310 (DF 531) Principle and Policy in Information Assurance (DFS/IAS) (Fall)
DFSC 5325 (DF 564) Organizational System Security (DFS/IAS) (Fall)
DFSC 5336 Business Continuity Management(DF/IAS) (Spring)
COSC 5335 (CS 537) Database Security (CIS/DFS/IAS) (Fall)
COSC 5325 (CS 534) Operating System Security (CIS/DFS/IAS) (Spring)
DFSC 6347 (DF 637) Project (Fall, Spring, Summer)


Elective Courses:

DFSC 5316 (DF 587) File Systems Forensics (DFS/IAS)
DFSC 5318 (DF 630) Cyber Law (DFS/IAS) (Spring)
DFSC 5315 Network and Cyber Security (DFS/IAS)
DFSC 6310 (DF 661) Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (DFS/IAS) (Summer)
DFSC 6312 Multimedia Forensics (DFS/IAS) (Spring)
DFSC 5317 (DF 534) Digital Security (DFS/IAS) (Spring)
DFSC 5340 (DF 560) Special Topics (DFS/IAS) (Fall, Summer)

COSC 5310 (CS 568) Cryptography and Steganography (CIS/DFS/IAS) (Summer)
COSC 5330 (CS 535) Malware (DFS/IAS) (Fall)
other DF 5000 or 6000 level courses with approval by Graduate Advisor

Admission Requirements:

Scholarships: