[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2018  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2016-2017 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cybersecurity, B.S.


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The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity is an undergraduate degree program that prepares students with knowledge, critical analysis, and application skills necessary to assume leadership roles in the fields of Information Assurance and Computer Security. The proposed program will prepare students for both initial placement and mid-level positions in career-track jobs in the emerging cyber security, information assurance/security fields. Students will be educated in the technical aspects of cyber security systems, and will be prepared to assume responsibility for the operation and oversight of these systems.
 

This program satisfies the dual needs of preparing graduates to (1) fill the need for information security and assurance professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities to protect the information systems of different types of organizations, and to support the nation's information infrastructure and (2) conducting advanced research and in information security and assurance. The B.S. Cybersecurity degree prepares its graduates for career-track jobs in the emerging cybersecurity, information assurance/security fields. Students will be educated in the technical aspects of cyber security systems, and will be prepared to assume responsibility for the management, operation and oversight of these systems. Graduates will be actively recruited by federal, state and local governments, private sector and academia.

Students pursuing this degree program cannot double major/degree with the Computer Science: Information Assurance major and vice versa.

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