Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Cybersecurity (B.S.)


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This program provides a technical background in computer science and mathematics alongside key knowledge in digital security. Students will be prepared to enter technical fields or graduate programs in cybersecurity. The bachelor of science in cybersecurity provides students with the tools to keep digital information safe. Cybersecurity is a growing field and students in this program will use the latest advanced technologies to learn to take preemptive actions to protect information from cyber attacks.


Required Courses:
CSC121: Introduction to Computer Programming I
CSC122: Introduction to Computer Programming II
CSC201: Introduction to Cybersecurity
CSC210: Data Structures
CSC301: Networking
CSC302: Network Security
CSC403: Operating Systems
CSC410: Introduction to Databases or IST410: Database Systems
CSC401: Internship in Cybersecurity
MATH207: Introduction to Statistics
MATH209: Discrete Mathematics
MATH402: Cryptography
CJ302: Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

 

 

Proposed Course Map

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Credit

CSC121 Introduction to Computer Programming I

3

ENG101 Composition (Communicative Literacy - Written - Literacies Sphere)

3

Foreign Language (Arts & Sciences Requirement)

3

FYS101 First-Year Seminar

3

Elective

3

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Credits=15

CSC122 Introduction to Computer Programming II

3

Math 209 Discrete Mathematics

or

Math 207 Introduction to Statistics

3

Foreign Language (Arts & Sciences Requirement)

3

Social and Behavioral Science Gen Ed Rec: CJ201 (Scientific Inquiry Sphere)

3

Creative Expression Gen Ed

3

 

Credits=15

 

 

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

 Total=32

CSC210 Data Structures

3

Foreign Language (Arts and Sciences Requirement) or elective

3

Natural Science Gen Ed (Scientific Inquiry Sphere)

4

Moral Reasoning Gen Ed/Elective (Navigating Differences Sphere)

3

Minor Course

3

 

Credits=16

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

 

CSC201 Introduction to Cyber Security

3

Math 209 Discrete Mathematics

or

Math 207 Introduction to Statistics (Quantitative Literacy Gen Ed - Literacies Sphere)

3

Foreign Language (arts and sciences requirement) or elective

3

Ethical Reasoning Gen Ed (Navigating Difference Sphere)/Elective

3

Communicative Literacy - Oral Gen Ed (Literacies Sphere)

3

 

Credits=15

Junior Year – Fall Semester

Total=63

CSC301 Networking

3

CSC410 Introduction to Databases or IST410 Database Systems

3

Minor course or elective

3

Minor Course or Elective

3

Gen Ed

3

 

Credits=15

Junior Year – Spring Semester

 

CSC302 Network Security

3

CJ302 Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

3

Minor Course

3

Minor course or Elective

3

Elective

3

 

Credits=15

Senior Year – Fall Semester

 

CSC403 Operating Systems

2

Minor Course

3

Minor Course

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Senior Year – Spring Semester

Credits=15

CSC401 Cybersecurity Internship

3

MATH402 Cryptography

3

Elective

3

Minor Course

3

Elective

3

 

Credits=15

                                                                                                                                    Total=121 credits

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