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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 minimum 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)  

Elective (3) or Math Cyber Elective (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)  

Elective (3) or Math Cyber Elective (3) +

15 credits   

+ One of the four required major electives must be MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics (3)   OR DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science (3) . MATH 228  is offered every semester but DATA 200   is only offered in the Fall.

 

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 260 Networking Administration (3)  

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

15 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL 220 Foundations of Theology: Faith and Revelation (3)  

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

Elective (3)

CYBER 261 UNIX and Windows Operating Systems (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)  

CYBER 301 Secure Systems Design and Risk Management (3)  

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

CYBER XXX  CYBER Elective (3)   

15 credits 

Spring Semester

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

CYBER 310 Systems Operations Management (3)  

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

GNSCI XXX Lab Science (4)

XXGE XXX Global Encounters (3)

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

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 (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)  

DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science (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)  

MATH 228 Discrete Mathematics (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)  

CYBER 260 Networking Administration (3)  

15 credits 

Spring Semester

THEOL 220 Foundations of Theology: Faith and Revelation (3)  

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  

CMSCI 256 Principles of Software Development (3)  

CYBER 261 UNIX and Windows Operating Systems (3)  

15 credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

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

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (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)  

CYBER 301 Secure Systems Design and Risk Management (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)  

CYBER 310 Systems Operations Management (3)  OR one of CMSCI 359 Database Management Systems (3)  ,  CMSCI 459 Computer Security II (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 358 Computer Security I (3)  

CYBER XXX CYBER Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

16 credits  

Spring Semester

CMSCI 475 Senior Project (3)  

Elective (3)

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

CYBER 400 Cybersecurity Capstone (3)  

CYBER 310 Systems Operations Management (3)  OR one of CMSCI 359 Database Management Systems (3)  ,  CMSCI 459 Computer Security II (3)  *   

15 credits 

 

* CMSCI 459 Computer Security II (3)  is offered in the spring of odd-numbered years. CMSCI 349 Software Engineering (3)  an also be taken but is offered in the fall semester. 

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