Academic Calendar

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2017-2018 Academic Calendar for Virginia University of Science & Technology:

2018 Spring Term: April 2, 2018, end  June 20, 2018 – 11 weeks, first class on April 7, 2018. 

CSIS 528 – Network Principles,  Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: #1.

CSIS 512 – Cybersecurity Infrastructures,  Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #1

CSIS 650 – System Development Life Cycle for Secure Application, Wednesday 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Dr. KC Zhang, Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #1

CSIS 595 – Information System Auditing and Monitoring,   Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith.  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab

CSIS 592 – Forensic Evaluation and Incident Response Management, Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

CSIC 630 – Independent Project Study in Cybersecurity, Wednesday, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. Martin Ma,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

——– Provisional Students (Non-credit courses)——–

CSIS 470 – Fundamentals of Computer Science, Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Dr. Martin Ma,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: #1

CSIS 480 – Fundamentals of Networking Technology, Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Dr. TBD,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: #1

CSIS 490 – Principles of Computer Programming, Wednesday 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. TBD,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: #1

2018 Winter TermJanuary 10, 2018, end  March 28, 2018 – 11 weeks

——– New Students enrolled Winter 2018 ——

CSIS 512 – Cybersecurity Infrastructures,  Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #2

CSIS 500 – Principles of Cybersecurity,  Wednesday 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. Sean Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #2

CSIS 528 – Network Principles,  Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: #2.

——– Current Students  ——

CSIS 520 – Strategies and Practices for Cyberspace Threats and Defense,   Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith.  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab

CSIS 590 – Introduction to Cloud Computing, Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

VUST 500 – Leadership & Change Management, Wednesday (1st 4-weeks), 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. Martin Ma,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

VUST 510 – Communication Skills and Technical Writing, Wednesday (2nd 4-weeks), 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. Martin Ma,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

VUST 520 – Understanding American Corporation Culture, Wednesday (last 3-weeks), 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. Martin Ma.  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle:  www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

——– Provisional Students (Non-credit courses)——–

CSIS 470 – Fundamentals of Computer Science, Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Dr. Martin Ma,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: #1

CSIS 480 – Fundamentals of Networking Technology, Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Dr. TBD,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom: #1

CSIS 490 – Principles of Computer Programming, Wednesday 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. TBD,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle: www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: #1

2017 Fall Term: September 30, 2017, end  December  16, 2017 – 12 weeks (1 week – Thanksgiving Break)  –  For Students of 2017 Spring and Summer Classes

CSIS 518 – Cryptography & Network Security,  Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Prof. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

CSIS 530 – System Assessment & Security Risk Analysis, Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith, Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

CSIS 594 – Legal and Ethical Aspects of Cybersecurity,  Wednesday Evening 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Dr. Paul Tiao and Dr. Ronald Pan,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

——– New Registered Students ——

For students who are first-time enrolled at VUST in 2017 Fall Semester, the first class is October 4, 2017, end  December 20 2017 – 12 weeks ( 1 week holiday) 

CSIS 636 – Database System Management & Assurance, Wednesday 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Prof. Sean Wang, Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #2.

CSIS 512 – Cybersecurity Infrastructures,  Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #2

CSIS 500 – Principles of Cybersecurity,  Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #2

2016-2017 Academic Calendar for Virginia University of Science & Technology:

2017 Summer TermJuly 12, 2017, end  September  9, 2017 – 9 weeks (in summer quarter, 4-hours classroom teaching time per week.)

CSIS 510 – Trusted Computing,  Saturday 8:30 – 12:30 pm, Prof. Derek Smith,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

CSIS 528 – Network Principles,  Saturday 1:30 – 5:30 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

CSIS 636 – Database System Management & Assurance, Wednesday 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Prof. Wallace Hu, Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: Cybersecurity Lab.

——– New Registered Students ——

For students who are first-time enrolled at VUST in 2017 Summer section, the first class is July 19, 2017, end  September  13, 2017 – 9 weeks (in summer quarter, 4-hours classroom teaching time per week.)

CSIS 512 – Cybersecurity Infrastructures,  Saturday 1:30 – 5:30 pm, Prof. Derek Smith,  Click here to download Syllabus (It will be available soon, see school catalog for detail information of this course). Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #1

CSIS 500 – Principles of Cybersecurity,  Saturday 8:30 – 12:30 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #2

CSIS 650 – System Development Life Cycle for Secure Application, Wednesday 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Dr. KC Zhang, Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle. Classroom: CS Classroom #1

2017 Spring TermApril 15, 2017, end June 17, 2017  – 11 weeks

CSIS 512 – Cybersecurity Infrastructures,  Saturday 9:00 – 12:00 pm, Prof. Derek Smith,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

CSIS 500 – Principles of Cybersecurity,  Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Dr. Paul Wang,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

CSIS 650 – System Development Life Cycle for Secure Application, Wednesday 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Dr. KC Zhang, Click here to download Syllabus, Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

2017 Winter TermJanuary 5, 2017, end March 31, 2017   – 11 weeks

CSIS 528 – Network Principles & Security,  Sunday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Dr. Y.M. Song,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

CSIS 594 – Legal and Ethical Aspects of Cybersecurity,  Saturday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Dr. Ronald Pan,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

2016 Fall Term:  September 28, 2016, End December 18, 2016 – 11 weeks

CSIS 536 – Computing Operation Systems & Security,  Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Dr. Jim X. Chen,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

CSIS 500 – Principles of Cybersecurity,  Saturday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Dr. John Jiang,  Click here to download Syllabus. Detail Lecture information, please login and visit Moodle — www.vust.us/moodle.

All Course descriptions are defined in the VUST School Catalog.