Course Information: Practical Computer Security
Computer Science Department
Course Competency Plan
COURSE: CpSc 301 Practical Computer Security
Course Description: A practical introduction to the threats present to the online, electronic community, and how to protect yourself and your organization from them. We will explore the connectivity structure of the Internet, along with the security and criminal threats to members of the online community. The legal, ethical and technical issues related to threats such as viruses, worms, and identity theft will be covered. (3 credits)
Course Outcomes: This course and its outcomes support the Information Systems Learning Outcomes of Problem Solving and Critical Thinking (PS&CT) and Ethical and Professional Responsibilities (E&PR). These Information Systems Learning Outcomes are tied directly to the University Wide Outcomes of Critical Thinking and Problem Solving and Values and Ethics.
This course engages students in the following high impact practices: service learning, collaborative assignments and projects
|Course Objectives||Departmental Learning Outcomes|
|The student will be able to:
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking|
Solve abstract and complex problems using software design methodology. Make informed choices among alternative solutions.
Ethical and Professional Responsibilities.
Discern and articulate the impact of technologies on society.