CSMT 6299. Capstone in Cybersecurity Policy and Managementn (6-0-6) Prerequisites: CPSC 6126 with a grade of "C" or better. This course will provide students with the opportunity to integrate all concepts and competencies that have been learned in this program, building on their experiences and professional goals, into a single project. The project may be part of an internship / coop. The project will be the culmination of a student's studies integrated in their area of specialization or expertise. In cooperation with a faculty advisor (and possibly a professional mentor), the student will design, research, and implement a project that is comprehensive in nature and which addresses, to the extent feasible, all core areas of knowledge around which the program has been built. The capstone is intended to be a six-credit experience spanning two semesters.
CPSC 6985. Research and Thesis (0-0-1) This course is required by all students completing the thesis option of the MS in Applied Computer Science. It involves completion of a research project and defense of the project thesis in adherence to the School of Computer Science MS thesis policy. The project is to be designed in consultation with a thesis advisor who is a member of the graduate faculty of the School of Computer Science. The course must be taken over two or more semesters for a total of four credit hours. The exact number of credit hours taken each semester is to be decided in consultation with the thesis advisor. (S/U grading)