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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
    
 
  Sep 20, 2018
 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Information Security, M.S.


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Degree Requirements (30 Hours)


The MSIS degree requires 30 credit hours beyond the BS. Students in the MSIS program may elect either the thesis or the non-thesis option. The course work must include:

Electives (12 Hours):


A maximum of six hours in non-CSCE courses and at most three hours of CSCE 798 may be applied toward the degree. CSCE 797 may not be applied toward the degree.
 

Thesis Option:


Students who choose the thesis option may substitute 6 hours of thesis preparation (CSCE 799) for electives. In addition, students must complete at least 12 hours in CSCE courses numbered 700 and above, and defend the thesis in a public presentation.

Non-Thesis Option:


Students who choose the non-thesis option must complete at least 15 hours in CSCE courses numbered 700 and above, and pass a written comprehensive examination offered at the end of Fall and Spring semesters.

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