Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Minimum 121 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
  • CIS 110 Programming Fundamentals (3)
  • Complete any 200-level or higher programming language (3)
  • CIS 221 Linux (3)
  • CIS 240 Networking Concepts (3)
  • CIS 255 Database Design (3)
  • CIS 330 Systems Analysis (3)
  • CIS 440 Network Security (3)
  • CIS 460 Computers & Culture (3)
  • ISS 210 Introduction to Information Security (3)
  • ISS 232 Introduction to Cyber Forensics (3)
  • ISS 340 Computer Security (3)
  • ISS 380 Cyber Security Internship (3)
  • ISS 410 Cyber Security I (3)
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics I (3)

Security Electives:

  • Complete any two 200-level or higher ISS or CIS electives (6)
  • Complete any three 300-level or higher ISS or CIS electives (9)

Select one of the following Focus Areas

Information Assurance

  • ISS 220 Security Risk Management (3)
  • ISS 240 Security Policy and Governance (3)
  • ISS 250 Auditing IT Infrastructures (3)
  • ISS 310 Information Security Architecture (3)
  • ISS 320 Security Analytics (3)
  • ISS 360 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (3)
  • ISS 470 Information Security Management (3)

Network Security

  • CIS 241 Switching and Routing (3)
  • CIS 345 Virtual Systems (3)
  • ISS 320 Security Analytics (3)
  • ISS 332 System Forensics I (3)
  • ISS 412 Cyber Security II (3)
  • ISS 432 Systems Forensics II (3)
  • ISS 470 Information Security Management (3)

Cyber Forensics

  • ISS 320 Security Analytics (3)
  • ISS 332 System Forensics I (3)
  • ISS 334 Cyberlaw (3)
  • ISS 360 Incident Response (3)
  • ISS 432 Systems Forensics II (3)
  • ISS 434 Mobile Forensics (3)
  • ISS 436 Digital Evidence Analysis (3)

General Focus

  • ISS 320 Security Analytics (3)
  • ISS 332 System Forensics I (3)
  • ISS 360 Incident Response (3)
  • ISS 470 Information Security Management (3)
  • Complete any three 300-level or higher ISS electives (9)
  • Complete any 100-level Communications course (3)
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • ENG 317W Professional Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):
    • ART 1xx any 100-level Art course
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG 351 Creative Writing I
    • ENG 452 Creative Writing II
    • MUH 1xx any 100-level Music History course
    • MUS 1xx any 100-level Music course
  • Complete two of the following Humanities electives (6):
    • AME xxx any American Studies course
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG xxx any English course (except ENG 101 or 317w)
    • FRE xxx any French course
    • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
    • HTY xxx any History course
    • HUM xxx any Humanities course
    • MUH xxx any Music History course
    • PHI xxx any Philosophy course (except PHI 135 or 335)
    • SPA xxx any Spanish course
    • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course
  • MAT 111 Algebra II or higher (3)
  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • BUA 365 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • Complete any 100-level Laboratory Science course (4)
  • Complete two of the following Social Science electives (6):
    • ANT 1xx any 100-level Anthropology course
    • ECO 1xx any 100-level Economics course
    • ECO 201 Macroeconomics
    • ECO 202 Microeconomics
    • JUS 1xx any 100-level Justice Studies course
    • POS 1xx any 100-level Political Science course
    • PSY 1xx any 100-level Psychology course
    • SOC 1xx any 100-level Sociology course
    • SSC 1xx any 100-level Social Science course
  • Complete any 100-level or higher general elective (3)

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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