All required courses provided by faculty in the Security track, including the I609 Advanced Seminar, are open to students with sufficient background from other tracks and programs.
A student must successfully complete ninety (90) credit hours of graduate-level course work. The specific track requirements are below.
- Informatics Coure Requirements (6 cr.)
- INFO I501 Introduction to Informatics (3 cr.)
- INFO I502 Human-Centered Research Methods in Informatics (3 cr.)
- Security Core Requirements (6 cr.)
- INFO I520 Security for Networked Systems (3 cr.)
- INFO I533 Systems and Protocol Security and Information Assurance (3 cr.)
- Seminar Requirements (6 cr.)
- INFO I609 Seminar I in Informatics (3 cr.)
- INFO I709 Seminar II in Informatics (3 cr.)
NOTE: A student must take I609 and/or I709.
- Research Rotation Requirement (6 cr.)
- INFO I790 Informatics Research Rotation (3 cr.)
NOTE: A student must complete two rotations of I790. A third roation will not count for course credit.
- Theory and Methodology Requirement (12 cr.)
NOTE: These courses must be appropriate for a Ph.D. in Informatics.
NOTE: A student must complete an internal or external minor approved by the University Graduate School and the School. If a student selects an individualized minor, prior to taking courses, the University Graduate School must approve the proposed minor course list. There is no typical minor; however, students in the Security Informatics track have pursued minors in Computer Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Statistics.
NOTE: A student must have all electives approved by the student's advisor and the Director of Informatics Graduate Studies prior to enrolling in the course.
- Thesis Reading and Research (minimum 21 cr. maximum 30 cr.)
- INFO I890 Thesis Readings and Research
In addition to required courses, faculty in the track offer courses that provide more targeted training is specific areas.
- INFO I521 Human Robot Interaction
- INFO I525 Organizational Informatics and Economics of Security
- INFO I536 Foundational Mathematics of Cybersecurity
- INFO I537 Legal and Social Informatics of Security
- INFO I538 Introduction to Cryptography
- INFO I539 Cryptography Protocols
- INFO I590 Past topics have included: Security and Privacy in the Internet of Things, Advanced Topics in Privacy, and Usable Security