New Fall of 2023
The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity is offered by the Department of Computer Science. The curriculum includes courses in topics including defensive network security, networking, ethical hacking, malware analysis, programming, and cybersecurity law and policy. It also provides a background in general education areas such as mathematics and communications.
Cybersecurity seeks to prevent and provides the tools to respond to attacks against computing systems and organizations. It is a field that spans numerous areas, ranging from the highly technical aspects of securing and testing the security of IT systems to preventing manual data theft by organization members. Cybersecurity practitioners protect important private information in all areas of society – ranging from healthcare to banks to government – and secure systems that are critical to everyone’s day-to-day lives.
Plan of Study
CSCI 105: Introduction to Cybersecurity
STAT 367: Probability or
STAT 368: Statistics or
ELECTIVES: Students need to take an additional 6 credits
*A grade of “C” or better is required in all CSCI , ECE, and MATH prefix courses used toward the major including core requirements and electives.
Except for courses offered only as Pass/Fail grading, no course may be taken Pass/Fail.
Core courses cannot be utilized as elective courses.
ADDITIONAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
(Must satisfy General Education**)
Communication: 12 credits (including Engl 321 or Engl 324)
Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 credits
Science & Technology: 10 credits
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits
Wellness: 2 credits
**Cultural Diversity and Global Perspectives credits required