Recommended Sequence for the Two-Year Master of Science in Computer Information Sciences Program with a concentration in Computer Science – The sequence that appears below is based upon the availability of specific courses in each semester and the successful completion of course prerequisites.

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
CISC 530
Computer Architecture (3)
CISC 600
Scientific Computing I (3)
CISC 601
Scientific Computing II (3)
CISC 610
Data Structures & Algorithms (3)
CISC 603
Theory of Computation (3)
CISC 611
Network Operating Systems (3)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
CISC 614
Computer Simulation (3)
CISC 661
Principles of Cybersecurity & Cyber Warfare (3)
Elective (3)
CISC 520
Data Engineering & Mining (3)
Or
CISC 525
Big Data Architecture (3)
Or
CISC 560
Secure Computer Systems (3)
Or
CISC 612
Elements of Computer Systems (3)
Or
CISC 620
Principles of Machine Learning (3)
GRAD 695
Research Methodology and Writing (3)
GRAD 699
Graduate Thesis (3)
Or
CISC 699
Applied Project in CISC(3)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)

Recommended Sequence for the Two-Year Master of Science in Computer Information Sciences Program with a concentration in Cyber Security – The sequence that appears below is based upon the availability of specific courses in each semester and the successful completion of course prerequisites.

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
CISC 530
Computer Architecture (3)
CISC 600
Scientific Computing I (3)
CISC 662
Ethical Hacking Development Lab (3)
CISC 610
Data Structures & Algorithms (3)
CISC 661
Principles of Cybersecurity & Cyber Warfare (3)
CISC 663
Cyber Risk Assessment & Management (3)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
CISC 664
Advanced Digital Forensics (3)
CISC 665
Biometric Security Systems (3)
Elective (3)
CISC 520
Data Engineering & Mining (3)
Or
CISC 525
Big Data Architecture (3)
Or
CISC 560
Secure Computer Systems (3)
Or
CISC 612
Elements of Computer Systems (3)
Or
CISC 620
Principles of Machine Learning (3)
GRAD 695
Research Methodology and Writing (3)
GRAD 699
Graduate Thesis (3)
Or
CISC 699
Applied Project in CISC(3)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)
Total Semester Hours (6)