2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Nov 26, 2022  
2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Systems Assurance, CAS

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Amit Agrawal, Howard A. Blair, Tomislav Bujanovic, Stephen J. Chapin, Biao Chen, C.Y. Roger Chen, Shiu-Kai Chin, Wenliang (Kevin) Du, Ehat Ercanli, Makan Fardad, James W. Fawcett, Prasanta Ghosh, Albert Goldfain, Mustafa Cenk Gursoy, Carlos R.P. Hartmann, Robert Irwin, Can Isik, Philipp Kornreich, Andrew Chung-Yeung Lee, Jay Kyoon Lee, Yingbin Liang, Duane L. Marcy, Kishan G. Mehrotra, Chilukuri K. Mohan, Jae C. Oh, Susan Older, Qinru Qiu, Laleh Rabieirad, James S. Royer, Tapan K. Sarkar, Fred Schlereth, Q. Wang Song, Jian Tang, William C. Tetley, Pramod K. Varshney, Senem Velipasalar, Hong Wang, Heng Yin, Edmund Yu

The Department of EECS offers a Certificate of Advanced Study in Systems Assurance (CASSA), established in concert with the Systems Assurance Institute. The courses cover the wide spectrum of system assurance, including the theoretical foundations, the synthesis of assured software and hardware, and the deployment of large-scale systems.

This CASSA fits within the scope of the computer engineering (CE) and computer science (CS) master’s programs. To receive this certificate, students must be enrolled in either the CE or the CS program and be accepted into the certificate program.

Students who receive this certificate will have developed a broad background in security and information assurance, distinguishing themselves by their ability to:

  • analyze, synthesize, and make judgments based on engineering and computer science principles; and
  • use analytical techniques to evaluate the implications of policies, standards, and procedures; the ramifications of changes; and the potential dangers of refinements.

The curriculum for the CASSA ensures that students who successfully complete this certificate achieve the following three educational outcomes:

  1. Students comprehend the concepts underlying security and system assurance.
  2. Students can apply those concepts to construct assured systems.
  3. Students can critically analyze and evaluate systems’ conformance to their requirements.

For more information, refer to the following web site: www.sai.syr.edu/education/cassa.


Five Courses from the Following Two Tracks

(with at least two courses from each track):

Assurance Applications Track


Other courses may be added to this collection.

One course from the following list:

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