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CySER Basics

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CySER Basics

Students participating in the CySER Basics Certificate will receive wide-ranging training that integrates cybersecurity research and education with professional skills in teamwork, communication, leadership, and lifelong learning. A core principle in this certificate is training that organically merges theoretical knowledge with experiential learning. This certificate is targeted for undergraduate students from any major. One course may be completed at the University of Idaho.
 
The certificate requires: 
• CPT S 111 or CPT S 121.
• MIS 372 or CYB 110 (a cooperative course offered at University of Idaho).
• MIS 374 or CYB 310 (a cooperative course offered at University of Idaho).
• MIS 499 (with a cybersecurity project) or CPT S 421 and CPT S 423.
 
Additionally, students will:
• Participate in three internship credits (MIS 498; or CPT S 488 and ENGR 489) with a cybersecurity-related experience; or complete at least four credits of foreign language or demonstrate equivalent proficiency in Russian, Chinese, Korean, Arabic, or Persian.
• Demonstrate involvement in CySER research (realized via class projects, senior design projects, independent study).
• Attend the CySER summer workshop.
• Attend CySER seminars (at least 40% of the bi-weekly seminars in a semester).
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