Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
The rise in cyber threats has created an unprecedented demand for cybersecurity specialists. Data breaches, malware infections, and software vulnerabilities are common in today's technology and it is critical to fully understand how these attacks occur, how to prevent them, and how to recover. A cybersecurity major will understand techniques used as well as the best methods to protect data. The cybersecurity degree includes courses in programming, wireless technologies, mathematics, and networking concentrating on theory and hands-on experience.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
|ENGL 1023 Composition II 1||3|
|SCIL 1XXX Science with Laboratory 1||4|
|COMS 1011 Programming Foundations I Lab and COMS 1013 Programming Foundations I||4|
|CSEC 1213 Wireless and Cellular Security||3|
|COMS 2323 Programming in Python||3|
|COMM 2173 Business and Professional Speaking 4||3|
|COMS 2213 Data Structures||3|
|CSEC 2223 Virtualization||3|
|SCIL 1XXX Science with Laboratory 1
|CSEC 3243 Computer Architecture||3|
|STAT 2163 Introduction to Statistical Methods||3|
|CSEC 4133 Large Scale Distributed Systems||3|
|CSEC 3123 Cyber Defense I||3|
|CSEC 4213 Information Systems Risk Management||3|
|CSEC 4243 Software Security Analysis and Reverse Engineering||3|
|CSEC 4293 Cybersecurity Capstone Project||3|
|USHG 1XXX U.S. History and Government 1||3|
|Elective (3000-4000 Level)||2|
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2TECH 1013 Introduction to the University is a substitution for TECH 1001 Orientation to the University; Electives would reduce from 3 hours to 1 hour.
3MATH 2914 Calculus I is a substitution for MATH 2243 Calculus for Business and Economics.
4 COMM 2003 Public Speaking is a substitution for COMM 2173 Business and Professional Speaking.