Cybersecurity and Global Policy Program
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Global Policy
Students on Summer 2023, Fall 2023, or Spring 2024 requirements CYGLPOLBS
Requirements
The major requires at least 63 credit hours (72 with the addenda requirements), including the requirements listed below.
 Technical, Policy, and Social Foundations.
 Introduction to Informatics. One (1) course:
 INFOH 101 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS, HONORS
 INFOI 101 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS
INFOH 101 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS, HONORS
 Credits
 4–4 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
INFOI 101 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATICS
 Credits
 4–4 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Mathematical Foundations of Informatics. One (1) course:
 CSCIC 241 Discrete Structures for Computer Science
 INFOH 201 MATHEMETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATICS, HONORS
 INFOI 201 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATICS
CSCIC 241 Discrete Structures for Computer Science
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 CSCIC 200 or CSCIC 211
 Notes
 R: MATHM 211
 Description
 Induction and recursive programs, running time, asymptotic notations, combinatorics and discrete probability, trees and lists, the relational data model, graph algorithms, propositional and predicate logic.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of CSCIC 241 or CSCIH 241.
INFOH 201 MATHEMETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATICS, HONORS
 Credits
 4–4 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
INFOI 201 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATICS
 Credits
 4–4 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Introduction to International Studies. One (1) course:
 INTLI 100 Introduction to International Studies
INTLI 100 Introduction to International Studies
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 This introductory, interdisciplinary course exposes students to the various academic approaches essential to international studies and to the various concentrations that comprise the major.
 Fall 2024CASE SHcourse
 Culture in the Digital Age. One (1) course:
 INTLI 305 Advanced Topics in Culture and Politics
INTLI 305 Advanced Topics in Culture and Politics
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Advanced topics in the study of culture and governance. The focus is on relationships of power and authority, including how governments, markets, and international organizations deploy or use culture, and how people turn to cultural resources to resist attempts to govern them and/or to assert their own political aims.
 Repeatability
 May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
 Introduction to International Law and Legal Institutions. One (1) course:
 INTLL 250 Introduction to International Law and Legal Institutions
INTLL 250 Introduction to International Law and Legal Institutions
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Introduces the central instruments and methodological tools of international law through study of international law cases, major treaties, and key institutions such as the United Nations and the International Criminal Court.
 Origin and Evolution of International Law. One (1) course:
 INTLL 350 Origins and Evolution of International Law
INTLL 350 Origins and Evolution of International Law
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Explores the history, central figures, and key arguments in the development of international law; concepts to be discussed include natural law, reason of state, positivism, embedded liberalism, crimes against humanity, and Responsibility to Protect.
 Introduction to Informatics. One (1) course:
 Cybersecurity Core.
 Diplomacy, Security, Governance. One (1) course:
 INTLI 210 Diplomacy, Security, Governance
INTLI 210 Diplomacy, Security, Governance
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Examines the development of the modern state and the role of international organizations in maintaining global security and promoting global governance. Addresses issues of political and cultural diplomacy and their effect in international disputes.
 Fall 2024CASE SHcourse
 Analytical Foundations of Security. One (1) course:
 INFOI 230 ANALYTICAL FOUNDATIONS OF SECURITY
INFOI 230 ANALYTICAL FOUNDATIONS OF SECURITY
 Credits
 3–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Introduction to the Mathematics of Cybersecurity. One (1) course:
 CSCIC 231 Introduction to Mathematics of Cybersecurity
 INFOI 231 INTRODUCTION TO THE MATHEMATICS OF CYBERSECURITY
CSCIC 231 Introduction to Mathematics of Cybersecurity
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 The goal of this course is for students to be introduced to the basic mathematical tools used in modern cybersecurity. The course covers introductory mathematical material from a number of disparate fields including probability theory, analysis of algorithms, complexity theory, number theory, and group theory.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of CSCIC 231 or INFOI 231.
INFOI 231 INTRODUCTION TO THE MATHEMATICS OF CYBERSECURITY
 Credits
 3–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Introduction to International Relations. One (1) course:
 POLSY 109 Introduction to International Relations
POLSY 109 Introduction to International Relations
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Causes of war, nature and attributes of the state, imperialism, international law, national sovereignty, arbitration, adjudication, international organization, major international issues.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of POLSY 109 or POLSY 219.
 Fall 2024CASE SHcourse
 Informational Infrastructure I. One (1) course:
 CSCIC 200 Introduction to Computers and Programming
 INFOI 210 INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE I
CSCIC 200 Introduction to Computers and Programming
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 High school precalculus math
 Description
 This course is an introduction, broadly, to algorithmic thinking and, specifically, to programming. It teaches the basics of programming using real world applications in natural, physical and social sciences. Students will develop ability to program by identifying problems in real world and then creating a program that solves the problem.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of CSCIC 200, CSCIC 211, CSCIH 211, or CSCIA 591.
INFOI 210 INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE I
 Credits
 4–4 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Informational Infrastructure II. One (1) course:
 CSCIC 212 Introduction to Software Systems
 INFOI 211 INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE II
CSCIC 212 Introduction to Software Systems
 Credits
 4
 Prerequisites
 CSCIC 200 or CSCIC 211.
 Description
 Design of computer software systems and introduction to programming in the environment of a contemporary operating system. Topics include a modern objectoriented programming language; building and maintaining large projects; and understanding the operating system interface. Lecture and laboratory.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of CSCIA 592, CSCIC 212, CSCIH 212, or ENGRE 111.
INFOI 211 INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE II
 Credits
 4–4 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Systems Programming with C and Unix. One (1) course:
 CSCIC 291 System Programming with C and UNIX
CSCIC 291 System Programming with C and UNIX
 Credits
 1.5
 Prerequisites
 CSCIA 201, CSCIC 200, CSCIC 211, or INFOI 211.
 Description
 This course provides an introduction to programming in a Unix (Linux) environment using the C language. The key ideas to be discussed are: the Unix shell, file system and basic shell commands; the emacs text editor; and the C programming language.
 Ethics and DecisionMaking in International Politics. One (1) course:
 INTLI 340 Ethics and DecisionMaking in International Politics
INTLI 340 Ethics and DecisionMaking in International Politics
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Addresses the role of ethics and morality in the international system as applied to states, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals. Explores dilemmas policymakers face as they weigh alternatives, try to reconcile competing demands, and search for acceptable tradeoffs. Focuses on problems such as mass atrocities, forms of slavery, poverty, and the challenges of dealing with illiberal governments.
 Security for Networked Systems. One (1) course:
 CSCIB 430 Security for Networked Systems
 INFOI 430 SECURITY FOR NETWORKED SYSTEMS
CSCIB 430 Security for Networked Systems
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 CSCIC 231
 Description
 This course is an extensive survey of network security. The course materials cover threats to information confidentiality, integrity, and availability in different internet layers, and defense mechanisms that control these threats. The course also provides a necessary foundation on network security, such as cryptographic, primitives/protocols, authentication, authorization and access control technologies; and handson experiences through programming assignments and course projects.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of CSCIB 430, INFOI 430, or INFOI 520.
INFOI 430 SECURITY FOR NETWORKED SYSTEMS
 Credits
 3–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Systems & Protocol Security & Informational Assurance. One (1) course:
 CSCIB 433 Systems & Protocol Security & Information Assurance
 INFOI 433 SYSTEMS AND PROTOCOL SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE
CSCIB 433 Systems & Protocol Security & Information Assurance
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 CSCIC 231 and CSCIC 291
 Description
 This class covers the fundamentals of computer security by looking at how things can go wrong, and how people can abuse the system. This is a matter of creative cheating; to find loopholes and exploit them. After students learn how to attack the system, it is possible to propose ways to make the system secure. Students will gain a basic overview of existing security problems and be exposed to methods that can be used to secure against such problems. The course should be taken by any one designing, selecting, or using applications in which security or privacy plays a role.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of CSCIB 433, INFOI 433, or INFOI 533.
INFOI 433 SYSTEMS AND PROTOCOL SECURITY AND INFORMATION ASSURANCE
 Credits
 3–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 Cybersecurity, Policy, and Governance. One (1) course:
 SGISS 401 Cybersecurity, Policy, and Governance
SGISS 401 Cybersecurity, Policy, and Governance
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 The Internet has created both opportunities for global connection as well as vulnerabilities that pose new challenges for nationstates and governments, who are forced to contend with actors whose identity and rules of behavior are often not known to them. Explore these issues and the current thinking in law, policy, and governance in dealing with them.
 Diplomacy, Security, Governance. One (1) course:
 Other Requirements.
 Intelligence. One (1) course:
 ILSZ 331 STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE
 ILSZ 351 MOLES, DECEPTION, AND COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
ILSZ 331 STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE
 Credits
 3–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
ILSZ 351 MOLES, DECEPTION, AND COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
 Credits
 3–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 None
 International Diplomacy and Security. One (1) course:
 INTLI 310 Advanced Topics in Diplomacy, Security, Governance
INTLI 310 Advanced Topics in Diplomacy, Security, Governance
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Advanced topics focusing on the development of the modern state and the role of international organizations in maintaining global security and promoting global governance. Addresses issues of political and cultural diplomacy and their effect in international disputes.
 Repeatability
 May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
 Global Issues. At least three (3) credit hours:
 SGISS 300 Global Issues
SGISS 300 Global Issues
 Credits
 1–3 credit hours
 Prerequisites
 None
 Description
 Study of a variety of global issues related to security, technology, media, law, global careers, global and local community awareness, global languages and policy making.
 Repeatability
 May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
 Intelligence. One (1) course:
 Addenda Requirement*.
 Area Studies. Two (2) courses:
 Any CASE Global Civilizations and Cultures course
 Additional courses with program approval
 Mathematical Modeling. One (1) of the following:
 Both of the following:
 MATHD 116 Introduction to Finite Mathematics I
 MATHD 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II
 MATHM 118 Finite Mathematics
 MATHV 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications
MATHD 116 Introduction to Finite Mathematics I
 Credits
 2
 Prerequisites
 Mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an ALEKS score of 40 or higher; or MATHM 014, MATHM 018, or MATHJ 111.
 Description
 MATHD 116 and MATHD 117 is a twocourse sequence that covers sets, counting, basic probability, including random variables and expected values, linear systems, matrices, linear programming, and applications.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of MATHA 118, MATHM 118, MATHS 118, MATHV 118; or MATHD 116 and MATHD 117.
MATHD 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II
 Credits
 2
 Prerequisites
 MATHD 116 or consent of the department
 Notes
 MATHD 116 and MATHD 117 is a twocourse sequence
 Description
 Topics for the course are taken from MATHM 118. Credit for the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in Mathematical Modeling or the College's N&M Breadth of Inquiry requirement will be given only upon completion of both MATHD 116 and MATHD 117 with a passing grade.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of MATHA 118, MATHM 118, MATHS 118, MATHV 118; or MATHD 116 and MATHD 117.
 Fall 2024CASE MMcourse
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
MATHM 118 Finite Mathematics
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Notes
 R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATHM 014, MATHM 018, or MATHJ 111
 Description
 Sets, counting, basic probability, including random variables and expected values. Linear systems, matrices, linear programming, and applications.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of MATHA 118, MATHM 118, MATHS 118, MATHV 118; or MATHD 116 and MATHD 117.
 Fall 2024CASE MMcourse
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
MATHV 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications
 Credits
 3
 Prerequisites
 None
 Notes
 R: To be successful, students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATHM 014, MATHM 018, or MATHJ 111
 Description
 Sets, counting, basic probability, linear modelling, and other discrete topics. Applications to various areas depending on topic. Possibilities include social and biological sciences and consumer mathematics.
 Repeatability
 Credit given for only one of MATHA 118, MATHM 118, MATHS 118, MATHV 118; or MATHD 116 and MATHD 117.
 Fall 2024CASE NMcourse
 Both of the following:
 Internship or Overseas Experience.
 Related internship or overseas experience of at least 6 weeks duration, approved in advance by the unitâ€™s Director of Undergraduate Studies.
 Area Studies. Two (2) courses:
 Major GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
 Major GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C is earned—is required.
 Major Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the major.
 Major Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.
 Major Residency. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IUadministered or IU cosponsored Overseas Study program.
Notes
Major Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:
 Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
 Any course directed to a nonAddenda requirement through an approved exception
Exceptions to and substitutions for major requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Bachelor of Science degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:
 College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours. At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines.
 Upper Division Courses. At least 36 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.
 College Residency. Following completion of the 60th credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IUadministered or IU cosponsored Overseas Study program.
 College GPA. A College grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required.
 CASE Requirements. The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:
 CASE Foundations
 CASE Breadth of Inquiry
 CASE Culture Studies
 CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
 CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the second semester of the second year of collegelevel coursework
 CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
 CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course
 Major. Completion of the major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above.
Most students must also successfully complete the Indiana University Bloomington General Education program.