Nov 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Cybersecurity, B.S.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. 

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Electives


30 to 39 credits 

Note


To earn a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, students must complete a miniumum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

Foundations in Social Science (3)

CMSCI 120 Introduction to Computer Science I (3)  

CYBER 160 Networking Administration (3)  

15 credits 

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Languages II (3)

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

CMSCI 125 Introduction to Computer Science II (3)  

CYBER 161 UNIX and Windows Operating Systems (3)  

15 credits   

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  (either semester)

CYBER 201 Secure Systems Design and Risk Management (3)  

CMSCI 277 Computer Architecture (3)  * (either semester)

15 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

Elective (3)

CYBER 210 Systems Operations Management (3)  

CYBER XXX Cyber Elective (3)

15 credits  

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

XXMO 300 Modernity in Lit./Art/Music/Theatre (3)

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

CMSCI 355 Network Systems and Design (3)   OR CMSCI 358 Computer Security I (3)  **

CMSCI 277 Computer Architecture (3)   OR CYBER XXX CYBER Elective (3)

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4) (either semester)

15 to 16 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics and The Human Good (3)

Elective (3)

XXGE XXX Global Encounters (3)

Elective (3)

CMSCI 356 Operating Systems (3)   OR CYBER 357 Network Security (3)  

15 to 16 credits 

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

CYBER XXX CYBER Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

CMSCI 355 Network Systems and Design (3)   OR CMSCI 358 Computer Security I (3)  **

15 credits

Spring Semester

CYBER XXX CYBER Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

CYBER 400 Cybersecurity Capstone (3)  

CMSCI 356 Operating Systems (3)   OR CYBER 357 Network Security (3)  

15 credits 

 

 

**CMSCI 355 Network Systems and Design (3)  is offered every Fall.

***CMSCI 356 Operating Systems (3)  is offered every Spring  and CYBER 357 Network Security (3)  is offered Spring of even years.

+ One of the four required major electives must be MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics (3)  OR DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science in a Big Data World (3)  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sample Four Year Sequence: Cybersecurity and Computer Science, B.S., Double Major


Freshman Year

Fall Semester 

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

Foundations of Social Science (3)

CMSCI 120 Introduction to Computer Science I (3)  

CYBER 160 Networking Administration (3)  

15 credits   

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Languages II (3)

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

CMSCI 125 Introduction to Computer Science II (3)  

CYBER 161 UNIX and Windows Operating Systems (3)  

15 credits  

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

CMSCI 254 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)  

CMSCI 277 Computer Architecture (3)   OR DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science in a Big Data World (3)  

CYBER 201 Secure Systems Design and Risk Management (3)  

15 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  

CMSCI 256 Principles of Software Development (3)  

MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics (3)  

15 credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

XXMO 300 Modernity in Lit./Art/Music/Theatre (3)

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

CMSCI 277 Computer Architecture (3)   OR DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science in a Big Data World (3)  *

CMSCI 442 Principles of Programming Languages (3)  ,CMSCI 453 Algorithms (3) , OR CMSCI 485 Theory of Computation (3)  

CMSCI 355 Network Systems and Design (3)   OR CMSCI 358 Computer Security I (3)  

15 credits

Spring Semester

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics and The Human Good (3)

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

CYBER 357 Network Security (3)   OR CMSCI 356 Operating Systems (3)  **

CMSCI 359 Database Management Systems (3)   OR CYBER 210 Systems Operations Management (3)  

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4)

16 credits 

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

CMSCI 442 Principles of Programming Languages (3)  , CMSCI 453 Algorithms (3)  , OR CMSCI 485 Theory of Computation (3)  

CMSCI 474 Senior Project Proposal (1)  

CMSCI 355 Network Systems and Design (3)   OR CMSCI 120 Introduction to Computer Science I (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

16 credits  

Spring Semester

CMSCI 475 Senior Project (3)  

CYBER XXX CYBER Elective (3)

CYBER 357 Network Security (3)   OR CMSCI 356 Operating Systems (3)  **

CYBER 400 Cybersecurity Capstone (3)  

CMSCI 359 Database Management Systems (3)   OR CYBER 210 Systems Operations Management (3)  

15 credits 

 

*DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science in a Big Data World (3)  is offered every fall. 

**CYBER 357 Network Security (3)  is offered in spring of even years. CMSCI 356 Operating Systems (3)  is offered every spring.

CMSCI 355 Network Systems and Design (3)  is offered every fall. CMSCI 120 Introduction to Computer Science I (3)  is offered fall of even years. 

CMSCI 359 Database Management Systems (3)  is offered spring  of even years. CYBER 210 Systems Operations Management (3)  is offered spring of every year.

If CJUST 314 Cyber Security (3)  (offered in the fall) or CJUST 130 Introduction to Cyber Security and Cyber Crime (3)  are taken as the social science course, then this course also counts as the CYBER Elective needed in the spring of senior year. 

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