Apr 21, 2019
- All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.
- Credits older than 10 years must be approved by the CSIS Department Chair before being allowed to count towards the major due to the rapid change in the industry.
The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems strongly recommends that students complete the following courses as part of their General Education requirements, as they are prerequisites for required major courses. Students who do not complete these courses as part of General Education can potentially add additional credits and time to their degree.
* Note: Students who are not prepared for this math course may need additional math credits/preparation. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for more information.
General Education Requirement (31-36 Credits)
See General Education for course options.
- Core Course Requirements 12-13 Credits
- Knowledge Area Requirements 19-23 Credits
Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)
See Experiential Education for more information.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)
- Bachelor of Science Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement 12 Credits
* Note: Most or all of the B.S. requirements may be met by fulfilling the General Education Core and Knowledge Areas. Because of this, these credits are typically not counted in the degree total at the bottom of page. Transfer students not majoring in a math or science field may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details.
Information Systems - Cybersecurity Curriculum Summary (84 Credits)
CSIS Common Core (21 Credits)
Information Systems Required Core (33 Credits)
Cybersecurity Emphasis (30 Credits)
Cybersecurity Core Required Courses (15 Credits)
Select Five of the Following Electives* (15 Credits)
* Additional courses outside of this list may count toward major requirements; consult a faculty advisor for options. Students may also elect to take CSIA courses (CSIA 6000 , CSIA 6030 , CSIA 6040 , CSIA 6060 , and CSIA 6240 ) as part of the undergraduate-graduate bridge program and use some of those courses toward the cybersecurity emphasis electives.
Free Electives (0-1 Credits)
Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.
Total Credits, B.S. Degree: 120