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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Security and Risk Analysis

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Mary Beth Rosson, Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, College of IST
332G Information Sciences and Technology Building
University Park
Phone: 814-863-3450
E-mail: mur13@psu.edu

Penn State Lehigh Valley
World Campus

Security and Risk Analysis (SRA)

Our society operates through information and communication technology-based infrastructures from the Internet to cell phones to organization-specific information systems across all sectors of our economy. We use these infrastructures to communicate; to conduct business; to facilitate relationships between governments; to analyze data for trends in business, social, and international settings; and to use the outputs to make decisions in countless venues. These infrastructures hold data which holds clues to how we interact with society, government, and the economy. The SRA certificate provides introductory curriculum that covers information systems, information assurance (both digital and physical security) and intelligence analysis.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

IST 110
SRA 111
SRA 211
SRA 221
CMPSC 101 or CMPSC 121 or IST 140


A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses for the certificate; no course substitutions are permitted. Courses taken more than 10 years ago will not apply automatically towards completion of the certificate but instead will require review by the academic unit.


Effective Semester:  Spring 2008

 

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