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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security)

Gain real-world information systems security experience.

Prepare for success in an in-demand industry

Sheridan's Honours BAISc program gets you ready to work in the in-demand information systems security industry. With small classes, unique and relevant courses not found in other programs, and an eight-month co-op term that gives you hands-on job experience, you’ll be ready to launch a successful career.

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The explosion of Internet traffic has created enormous demand for information systems security professionals.

Get a head start on your career

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) program provides outstanding preparation for a rewarding career in this rapidly growing field. Our one-of-a-kind degree program has a stellar reputation among employers. With a Sheridan Information Systems Security degree, you'll be prepared to join this exciting profession – and to get ahead in it.

Gain practical experience

This degree program includes an internship (up to 28 weeks long) in the form of a field placement in a real-world workplace.

A curriculum for the real world

You'll advance from fundamental computer science principles to more specialized courses covering all aspects of information systems security, including:

  • Computer security
  • IS Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Network security
  • Ethical hacking
  • Database security

Additional information

Sheridan's Information Systems Security degree program includes an internship of up to 28 weeks between Years 3 and 4. You'll acquire workplace skills and professional contacts while gaining real-world information systems security experience.

The classroom environment simulates workplace conditions via mobile computing. You'll work on a laptop and enjoy online access to lecture notes, assignments, and other subject material at all times, from any location. Students use mobile computing to collaborate on group projects, conduct web-based research and visit chat rooms.

Transfer students may be eligible to enter Year 2 or Year 3 of this program.

Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (BAISc) Information Systems Security degree courses are held at the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario.

Program Offerings

  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Full-Time
    • 4 yrs (8 semesters)
    • Program code: PBAIS