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LASSONDE – Computer Security


Specialized Honours BA or BSc

This is a Specialized Honours program that focuses on understanding threats to computer security and the techniques for combating those threats. The program requires in-depth study of computer networks, operating systems, cryptography, database systems and software engineering techniques, as well as specialized courses in computer security. In addition, practical ethics and the study of law as it relates to privacy, intellectual property and theft in our digital world are important complementary topics.

The program may be taken as a bachelor of arts (Specialized Honours BA) or a bachelor of science (Specialized Honours BSc) degree. For the BSc degree, students must take courses in foundational science.

All degree candidates must complete the program core:


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