Programs - BS Cyber Security (Upcoming Program)

BS Cyber Security Curriculum Design

The combined structure of BS Programs in CyberSecurity is proposed to meet the needs of students through theory and practical computing experience. The students are expected to learn theoretical and practical understanding of the respective field of Computing.

The proposed structure is dynamic and provides basis for various options including Breadth-Based, Depth-Based, and Integrated Breadth & Depth-Based specializations. Student may choose a particular option, which is most appropriate to their planned future career.  The following are some relevant details:

• Minimum credit hours shall be 131 for BS (Cyber Security) program.

• Program comprises of eight semesters spread over four years.

• The following table gives the distribution of credit hours in different domains of knowledge.

 

Table: Areas Covered in BS programs

Course Group

Credit hours

% age

General Education

18

14%

University Electives

10

08%

Math & Science Foundation

13

10%

Computing – Core

39

30%

Common courses

80

62%

 

Domain (Cyber Security)

Domain Core (Cyber Security)

24

18%

Domain Electives (Cyber Security)

16

12%

Domain Supporting (Cyber Security)

11

08%

Domain courses

51

38%

 

 

 

TOTAL

131

100%

          Study Plan for BS (Cyber Security)

4-Year Program (8 Regular Semesters)

Semester – I

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

CS101

CS101        

Introduction to ICT (T)

Introduction to ICT (L)

(2, 0)

(0, 1)

 

General Education

CS102

CS102

Programming Fundamentals (T)

Programming Fundamentals (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

 

Computing Core

MT101

Applied Calculus

(3, 0)

 

Math&Science F

NS101

NS101

Applied Physics (T)

Applied Physics (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

 

 

Math&Science F

HU101

English Composition & Comprehension

(3, 0)

 

General Education

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

14

03

17

 

 

 

Semester – II

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

CS103

CS104

CS104

Discrete Structures

Digital Logic Design (T)

Digital Logic Design (L)

(3, 0)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

 

NS 101

Computing Core

 

IS Supporting

CS105

CS105

Object Oriented Programming (T)

Object Oriented Programming (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 102

Computing Core

CS106

CS106

Computer Networks (T)

Computer Networks (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

 

Computing Core

MT202

Linear Algebra

(3, 0)

 

Math&Science F

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

15

03

18

 

 

 

Semester – III

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

IS201

IS201

Cryptography & Network Security (T)

Cryptography & Network Security (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

 

IS Core

CS201

CS201

Comp Organization & Assembly Lang. (T)

Comp Organization & Assembly Lang. (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

 

IS Supporting

CS202

CS202

Data Structures & Algorithms (T)

Data Structures & Algorithms (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 105

Computing Core

MT201

Differential Equations

(3, 0)

MT 101

IS Supporting

HU103

Communication & Presentation Skills

(3, 0)

HU 101

General Education

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

15

03

18

 

 

 

Semester – IV

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

xx xxx

IS Elective–I

(3, x)

 

IS Elective

CS204

CS204

Operating Systems (T)

Operating Systems (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 202

Computing Core

xx xxx

IS Elective – II

(3, x)

 

IS Elective

MT102

Probability and Statistics

(3, 0)

 

Math&Science F

UExxx

University Elective – I

(3, 0)

 

University Elective

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

15

01+x

17(16+x)

 

 

 

Semester – V

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

IS301

IS301

Internet of Things (T)

Internet of Things (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 106

IS Core

IS302

IS302

Deep Learning With Python (T)

Deep Learning With Python (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 103

IS Core

xx xxx

IS Elective – III

(3, 0)

 

IS Elective

CS301

Design & Analysis of Algorithms

(3, 0)

CS 202

Computing Core

UExxx

University Elective – II

(3, 0)

 

 

University Elective

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

15

02

17

 

 

 

Semester – VI

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

IS303

IS303

Cyber-Security Attacks & Defense Strategies (T)

Cyber-Security Attacks & Defense Strategies (L)

(2, 0)

(0, 1)

IS 201

IS Core

IS304

IS304

Digital Forensic Analysis & Cyber Crime (T)

Digital Forensic Analysis & Cyber Crime (L)

(2, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 204

IS Core

CS302

CS302

Database Systems (T)

Database Systems (L)

(3, 0)

(0, 1)

CS 202

Computing Core

xx xxx

IS Elective – IV

(3, 0)

 

IS Elective

UE206

University Elective – III (Social Service)

(1, 0)

 

University Elective

HU301

Technical and Business Writing

(3, 0)

 

General Education

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

14

03

17

 

 

 

Semester – VII

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

IS402

IT Security Policy & Management

(3, 0)

IS 201

IS Core

IS401

Modern Network & Cloud Computing

(3, 0)

CS 106

IS Core

IS451

Final Year Project – I

(0, 3)

 

Computing Core

UExxx

University Elective – IV

(3, 0)

 

University Elective

HU102

Pakistan and Islamic Studies/ Ethics

(3, 0)

 

General Education

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

12

03

15

 

 

 

Semester – VIII

Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pre-requisite

Category

xx xxx

IS Elective – V

(3, 0)

 

IS Elective

CS402

Software Engineering

(3, 0)

 

Computing Core

IS452

Final Year Project – II

(0, 3)

 

Computing Core

HU401

Professional Practices

(3, 0)

 

General Education

 

Total Credit Hours Theory

Total Credit Hours Lab

Total

09

03

12

 

 

 

List of Electives Courses (Any five of the following)

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

IS 411

IT security Testing  & Audit

3-0

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