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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity Major, B.S.

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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.

General Studies Requirements:

Written Communication   6
Oral Communication COMM 1010 - Presentational Speaking  Credits: 3 3
Quantitative Literacy   4
Arts and Humanities PHI 3370 - Computers, Ethics, and Society  Credits: 3 6
Historical   3
Natural and Physical Sciences   6
Social and Behavioral Sciences CJC 1010 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System  Credits: 3 6
Global Diversity This course may also fulfill Arts and Humanities, Historical, Natural and Physical Sciences, or Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
  Total General Studies (GS) 37

Multicultural requirement: 3 credit hours

Cybersecurity Major Coursework Requirements

CYB Required Courses: (Total 12 Credit Hours)

CJC Required Courses: (Total 9 Credit Hours)

B.S. in Cybersecurity Major Total Required Credit Hours: 57

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