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Courses - Spring 2019
HACS
ACES-Cybersecurity
HACS101
Applied Cybersecurity Foundations
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in HACS100.
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program.
Prepares students for team research that will be conducted in HACS 200. Students gain an understanding across the breadth of cybersecurity including system monitoring, networking basics and penetration testing. An applied approach to statistics is also included to prepare students to assess the data collected for their research projects. The course is conducted with a hands-on approach applying virtual environments to practice the concepts learned in the technical lectures each week.
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program. Prerequisite: HASC100
HACS208A
Seminar in Cybersecurity; Accounting and Economic Aspects of Cybersecurity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.
HACS208E
Seminar in Cybersecurity; Introduction to Reverse Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.
HACS208I
Seminar in Cybersecurity; Security Incident Handling and Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.
HACS208P
Seminar in Cybersecurity; Beyond Technology, the Policy Implications of Cyberspace
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.
HACS208Y
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Cybersecurity; Cyber Psychology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS, SCIS
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program.
HACS279
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Research in Cybersecurity
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HACS287
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Research in Cybersecurity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program; and permission of UGST-HCOL-ACES Cybersecurity Program.
The Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES) program encourages its students to engage in research in order to gain greater insight into a specific area within cybersecurity, obtain an appreciation for the subtleties and difficulties associated with the production of knowledge and fundamental new applications, and to prepare for graduate school and the workforce.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HACS297
(Perm Req)
Cybersecurity Experience Reflection
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Living-Learning Program; and permission of UGST-HCOL-ACES Cybersecurity Program.
Cybersecurity experience is defined as an experiential learning activity either with a University of Maryland entity (such as the Division of Information Technology, the ACES competition team or in an ACES outreach program), or with an external organization that will provide valuable, hands-on experience to supplement the knowledge learned in the other ACES coursework.
HACS318A
Cybersecurity Professionals Colloquium Series; Current Issues
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Minor Program
HACS408D
Advanced Seminar in Cybersecurity; Leadership, Inclusion and Diversity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Minor Program.

Students will be invited to explore concepts of leadership, power and diversity, as well as learn to identify what leadership success looks like. Through a presentation of leadership techniques and tools, skills-building exercises, real-life case studies and interactions with leaders from all around the world, students will be equipped with the knowledge they need to step into leadership capacity and become an impactful leader themselves. Students will also get to dive into the leadership realities within the Cybersecurity sector and understand how their future leadership could promote a more inclusive and diverse sector.
HACS408F
(Perm Req)
Advanced Seminar in Cybersecurity; Comparative International Cybersecurity Policy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Minor Program.
HACS408T
Advanced Seminar in Cybersecurity; Penetration Testing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Minor Program.
HACS408V
Advanced Seminar in Cybersecurity; Data Analysis and Visualization for Cybersecurity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a student in the ACES (Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students) Minor Program. Credit only granted for HACS402 or HACS408V.
HACS479
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Research in Cybersecurity
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
HACS498
(Perm Req)
Cybersecurity Group Problem Solving
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg