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Available Graduate Courses

Graduate students are encouraged to explore elective coursework in areas outside of their program. Below we have listed some courses that are open to all graduate students, regardless of their program. Be sure to check Time Schedule for

Autumn 2014

Computing and Software Systems:

CSS 514 Secruity, Policy, Ethics, and the Legal Environment (2cr)
M 8:00-10:00 pm; Instructor: TBD
Addresses ethical, legal, and policy frameworks within which information assurance and secure development lifecycle professionals must practice. Covers ethical, moral, legal and policy issues related to computers and telecommunications systems, such as how they impact privacy, fair information practices, equity, content control, and freedom of electronic speech.

CSS 517 Information Assurance and the Secure Development Lifecycle (5cr)
T/TH 5:45-7:45 pm; Instructor: Mark Kochanski
Covers the foundations of Information Assurance (IA) and the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) needed to understand and apply best practices for development and on-going support of secure software systems in organizations. Uses workshops and applied project to practice methods and create artifacts important to IA principles.
*Contact CSS for registration assistance.

IAS - Policy Studies & Cultural Studies:

BPOLST 583 Issues in Environmental Policy: International Organizations and Ocean Management (5cr)
M/W 10:30-11:50 am; Instructor: Nives Dolsak
Analyzes current policy issues in the complex and every changing arena of environmental policy.

BPOLST 591/BCULST 591 Research Colloquium (1cr)
9/30, 10/7, 11/4 4:00-5:30 pm; Instructors: varied
Provides an opportunity for graduate students and faculty members to exchange research ideas, present findings, discuss analytical methods and tools, and evaluate the implications of the presented research. Credit/no-credit only.

BCULST 593A Topics in Cultural Studies: Writing the Americas (5cr)
W 5:45-10:00 pm; Instructor: Sarah Dowling
Explores in depth specific historical, political, or social aspects of cultural practice, such as digital humanities, the culture and the environment, or arts as cultural studies, and links this analysis to the varied processes of producing these types of cultural work.