The online certificate in security and risk analysis is a five-course, 15-credit program of study. To earn this certificate, you must successfully complete each course with a grade of C or higher.
Course List - Undergraduate Certificate in Security and Risk Analysis
Required Course (3 credits — choose one)
Introduction to Programming
Fundamentals of computational thinking including reasoning about problems at multiple levels of abstraction; and analyzing code for its behavior, efficiency, and correctness.
Prerequisite: 2 credits in mathematics
Introduction to Programming Techniques
Introduction to programming techniques design and implementation of algorithms. Structured programming. Problem solving techniques. Introduction to a high-level language, including arrays, procedures, and recursion
Prerequisite: MATH 110 or prerequisite or concurrent MATH 140
Introduction to Application Development
A first course in concepts and skills for application development.
Prerequisite: C or better in Math 21 or placement above the level of Math 21 in the mathematics placement test. Recommended Preparation: Math 22
Required Courses (12 credits)
Information, People, and Technology
The use, analysis, and design of information systems and technologies to organize, coordinate, and inform human enterprises.
Introduction to Security and Risk Analysis
This introductory course spans areas of security, risk, and analysis covering contexts in government agencies and business organizations.
Threat of Terrorism and Crime
Provides overview of nature, scope, and seriousness of threats to security as a result of terrorism and crime.
Prerequisite: SRA 111 and CMPSC 101 or IST 140 or CMPSC 121
Overview of Information Security
Provides an understanding of the overview of information security including security architecture, access control, and internet secure applications.