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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity Major, B.S.

The Bachelor of Sciences in Cybersecurity (CYB) is an interdisciplinary major jointly offered by the Departments of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics, and Mathematical and Computer Sciences. The B.S. in Cybersecurity is housed in and administered by the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. The B.S. in Cybersecurity prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to investigate computer crime, properly seize and recover computer evidence, and prevent cybercrimes as well as prosecute and punish cyber criminals.

The B.S. in Cybersecurity is an extended major which does not require a minor. Each of the three departments offer credit hours toward the major.

A minimum grade of “C” is required for a course to count toward the major. The B.S. in Cybersecurity program does not allow plus and minus grades.

General Studies Requirements:

Written Communication   6
Oral Communication CAS 1010 - Public Speaking  Credits: 3 3
Quantitative Literacy Any course approved for General Studies Quantitative Literacy with the exception of MTH 1080 4
Arts and Humanities PHI 3370 - Computers, Ethics, and Society  Credits: 3 6
Historical   3
Natural and Physical Sciences   6
Social and Behavioral Sciences I   3
Social and Behavioral Sciences II   3
Global Diversity   3
  Total General Studies (GS) 37

Multicultural requirement: 3 credit hours

Cybersecurity Major Coursework Requirements

CYB Required Courses: (Total 18 Credit Hours)

CJC Required Courses: (Total 9 Credit Hours)

B.S. in Cybersecurity Major Total Required Credit Hours: 63




Program Revised June 28, 2019