Recommended Academic Plan for Security & Risk Analysis - Information & Cyber Security Option at Berks

Effective Date: August 25, 2017

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SRA 111 - Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis Notes for: SRA 111

SRA 111

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 110 - Introduction to Information, People and TechnologyNotes for: IST 110

IST 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 140 - Introduction to Application DevelopmentNotes for: IST 140

IST 140

IST 140 recommended, but not required. Course may be substituted as a General Education - Quantification (GQ) requirement. Consult Program Coordinator for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or CMPSC 101 (GQ) - Introduction to C++ ProgrammingNotes for: CMPSC 101

CMPSC 101

IST 140 recommended, but not required.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
4
First-Year SeminarNotes for: First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

IST 111 recommended, but not required. IST 111 requires a grade of 'C' of better.
1
Total credits 17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A or 100B or 100C (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SCM 200 (GQ) - Introduction to Statistics for BusinessNotes for: SCM 200

SCM 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 (GQ) - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
SRA 211 - Threat of Terrorism and CrimeNotes for: SRA 211

SRA 211

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 210 - Organization of DataNotes for: IST 210

IST 210

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
4
Total credits 17

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
ECON 102 (GS) - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SRA 221 - Overview of Information SecurityNotes for: SRA 221

SRA 221

Course offered Fall semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 100 (GS) - Introductory PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SOC 5 (GS) - Social ProblemsNotes for: SOC 5

SOC 5

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
or PLSC 14 - International RelationsNotes for: PLSC 14

PLSC 14

Course offered Spring Semester only.
3
4
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202C (GWS) - Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D (GWS) - Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SRA 231 - Decision Theory and AnalysisNotes for: SRA 231

SRA 231

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
SRA 311 - Risk Management: Assessment and MitigationNotes for: SRA 311

SRA 311

Course offered Fall Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 220 - Networking and TelecommunicationsNotes for: IST 220

IST 220

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 432 - Legal and Regulatory Environment of Information Science and TechnologyNotes for: IST 432

IST 432

Course offered Fall Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Support of Option RequirementNotes for: Support of Option Requirement

Support of Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list.
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
IST 451 - Network SecurityNotes for: IST 451

IST 451

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SRA 365 - Statistics for Security and Risk AnalysisNotes for: SRA 365

SRA 365

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or STAT 460 - Intermediate Applied StatisticsNotes for: STAT 460

STAT 460

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
International Course SelectionNotes for: International Course Selection

International Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
IST 440 - Information Sciences and Technology Integration and Problem SolvingNotes for: IST 440

IST 440

SRA 440 recommended, but not required. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or SRA 440 - Security and Risk Analysis Capstone CourseNotes for: SRA 440

SRA 440

Course offered Fall Semester only. SRA 440 recommended, but not required. Consult advisor for details.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
IST 495 - InternshipNotes for: IST 495

IST 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
IST 454 - Computer and Cyber ForensicsNotes for: IST 454

IST 454

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Support of Option RequirementNotes for: Support of Option Requirement

Support of Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list.
3
3
Total credits 13

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
IST 456 - Information Security ManagementNotes for: IST 456

IST 456

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Support of Option RequirementNotes for: Support of Option Requirement

Support of Option Requirement

Consult advisor for list.
3
International Course SelectionNotes for: International Course Selection

International Course Selection

Consult advisor for list.
3
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US and three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

  • The following course fulfills the Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement for this major: IST 440 or SRA 440.

Legend

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

Footnotes

IST 140
IST 140 recommended, but not required. Course may be substituted as a General Education - Quantification (GQ) requirement. Consult Program Coordinator for details.
CMPSC 101
IST 140 recommended, but not required.
First-Year Seminar
IST 111 recommended, but not required. IST 111 requires a grade of 'C' of better.
STAT 200
MATH 21 recommended prior to taking STAT 200, but not required.
SRA 211
Course offered Spring Semester only.
SRA 221
Course offered Fall semester only.
PLSC 1
Course offered Fall Semester only.
PLSC 14
Course offered Spring Semester only.
SRA 231
Course offered Spring Semester only.
SRA 311
Course offered Fall Semester only.
IST 432
Course offered Fall Semester only.
Support of Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list.
IST 451
Course offered Spring Semester only.
SRA 365
Course offered Spring Semester only.
International Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.
IST 440
SRA 440 recommended, but not required. Consult advisor for details.
SRA 440
Course offered Fall Semester only. SRA 440 recommended, but not required. Consult advisor for details.
Support of Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list.
IST 456
Course offered Spring Semester only.
Support of Option Requirement
Consult advisor for list.
International Course Selection
Consult advisor for list.