BS in Security and Risk Analysis Information and Cyber Security (ICS) Option -- Penn State World Campus Recommended Academic Plan

120 credits

Semester 1

SRA 111 Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis ETM CourseNotes for: SRA 111

SRA 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
IST 110/110S Information, People and Technology ETM CourseNotes for: IST 110

IST 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition

ENGL 030

3
World (Foreign) Language 001
4
CMPSC 101 Intro to C++ ProgrammingNotes for: CMPSC 101

CMPSC 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

SRA 211 Threat of Terrorism and Crime ETM CourseNotes for: SRA 211

SRA 211

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
World (Foreign) Language 002
4
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100

3
ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy

ECON 102

3
Total credits 16

Summer

IST 495 Internship

IST 495

1
Total credits 1

Semester 3

SRA 221 Overview of Information SecurityNotes for: SRA 221

SRA 221

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics

STAT 200

4
World (Foreign) Language 003
4
IST 220 Networking and TelecommunicationsNotes for: IST 220

IST 220

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 14

Semester 4

SRA 231 Decision Theory and AnalysisNotes for: SRA 231

SRA 231

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 100 Introductory Psychology
or SOC 005 Social Problems
3
IST 210 Organization of DataNotes for: IST 210

IST 210

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Natural Science with lab (GN)
4
Total credits 14

Summer

IST 495 Internship

IST 495

1
Total credits 1

Semester 5

SRA 311 Risk Management Assessment and MitigationNotes for: SRA 311

SRA 311

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
International Course (GH)
3
SRA 365 Statistical Analysis for Info SciencesNotes for: SRA 365

SRA 365

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GEOG 040 (GS) World Regional Geography

GEOG 040

or PL SC 001 (GS) Introduction to American National Government

PL SC 001

or PL SC 014 (GS) International Relations

PL SC 014

3
Arts (GA)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

IST 432 Legal and Regulatory Environment of ISTNotes for: IST 432

IST 432

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing

ENGL 202C

or ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business Writing

ENGL 202D

3
IST 451 Network Security

IST 451

3
Support of Option
3
Arts (GA)
3
Total credits 15

Summer

IST 495 Internship

IST 495

1
Total credits 1

Semester 7

IST 456 Information Security ManagementNotes for: IST 456

IST 456

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
International Course
3
Support of Option
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
2-3
Total credits 14-15

Semester 8

IST 440W IST Integration and Problem SolvingNotes for: IST 440W

IST 440W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SRA 440W Security and Risk Analysis Capstone CourseNotes for: SRA 440W

SRA 440W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
IST 454 Computer and Cyber ForensicsNotes for: IST 454

IST 454

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Support of Option
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Electives
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

 

One internship for credit is required to complete degree requirements, a maximum of three internships for credit are allowed.

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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