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Computer Science

Computer Security Certificate

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Computer Science

Address:
25 University Avenue, #150
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2204
Fax: 610-436-3530


Chairperson
Dr. James Fabrey

Administrative Assistant
Ms. Kathleen Barimani

Computer Security Certificate

This certificate is intended for students who wish to focus on the computer/network security aspects of Computer Science. To satisfy the certificate, the following elective courses must be taken:

Course Number Course Title
CSC 302 Computer Security II
CSC 331 Operating Systems
CSC 335 Data Communications and Networking I

One course chosen from the following (topics vary from one semester to another):

Course Number Course Title
CSC 490 Independent Project
CSC 497 Topics in Computer Security
CRJ 380 Computer Crime
MAT 415 Introduction to Cryptography

In order for an undergraduate student to receive recognition of completion of the Computer Security Certificate, he or she must complete each of the Certificate courses with a minimum grade of C– and obtain an overall GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken for the certificate (counting CSC301 and CSC402, which are required for the major).

A student who wishes to pursue this certificate should file an Application for Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Security, which can be found on myWCU.

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