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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.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
INFO10111 Systems Loss Prevention Methodologies 3
PROG12974 Intro to Programming 6
MATH14998 Computer Math 1 4
TELE16048 Intro to Communication Networks 3
SYST18713 Intro to Unix Operating Systems 3
ENGL17889GD Composition and Rhetoric 3
Total:   22
     
Semester 2    
INFO16529 Security Threats and Risk Assessment 3
PROG23199 Object-Oriented Programming 1 4
MATH24178 Computer Math 2 4
DBAS14444 Structured Database Modelling 3
  Breadth Elective 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   20
     
Semester 3    
PROG36859 Object-Oriented Programming 2 6
MATH26367 Statistical Methods 3
PROG20025 Algorithm Development and Data Structures 4
DBAS17370 Database Implementations and Management 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   19
     
Semester 4    
INFO37721 Information Systems Forensics and Investigation 3
PROG43431  Multi-Tier Programming 4
SYST27198 CPU Architecture & Assembly Programming Language 4
TELE29599 Internetworking 3
  Breadth Elective 3
  Breadth Elective 3
COWT10023  Cooperative Education Forum  
Total:   20
     
COWT18888
4-month internship (optional) 
 
     
Semester 5    
INFO39207 Adv. Info. Systems Forensics & Elec. Discovery 3
SYST45713 Software Engineering 4
TELE30004 Network & Distributed Systems Security 3
SYST44288 Operating Systems Design & UNIX Systems Prog. 4
DBAS35738 Database Security 4
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   21
     
Semester 6    
INFO33921 Intro to Cryptology 4
PROG38263 Secure Software Development 4
INFO30004 Information Systems Security Auditing 4
INFO40025 Information Age Ethics 3
INFO46206 Information Systems Intrusion Detection & Prevention 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   21
     
28 Weeks Paid Internship
 
     
Semester 7    
INFO43921 Malicious Code: Design and Defense 4
MATH36206  Advanced Cryptology 4
SYST44998 Wireless Security 3
INFO36206  ISS Graduation Project (Phase 1) 3
  Breadth Elective 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   20
     
Semester 8    
INFO47721 Computer Security 4
INFO40051 Advanced Topics in Information Security 3
INFO49402 ISS Graduation Project (Phase 2) 6
INFO40587 Ethical Hacking 4
  Breadth Elective 3
Total:   20

Note: Courses subject to change. Please contact your faculty office to obtain your program map.


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