May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current]

Cybersecurity (B.S.)


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Program Information

  • 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 CSCY Department Chair before being allowed to count towards the major due to the rapid change in the industry.
  • If a student does not possess computer application skills, the following course is suggested but does not pertain to the degree: CSCY 1000 - Introduction to Computer Applications and the Internet .
  • Students who complete the Cybersecurity requirements have also completed the requirements for the Information Technology (A.A.S.) . Please see the program’s catalog entry for more details.
  • All Cybersecurity majors can also earn the Computer Science (Minor) . Please see the program’s catalog entry for more details.

General Education Requirement (30-35 Credits)


See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements (12-15 Credits)
  • Knowledge Area Requirements (16-20 Credits)

Please note: All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits between the Core and Knowledge Area requirements.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)


  • Bachelor of Science Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement 12 Credits

* Note: A portion 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. Some students majoring in non-science fields may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details. 

Cybersecurity Curriculum (85 Credits)


Mathematics Requirements (7 Credits)


Select One of the Following


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.

CSCY Common Core (15 Credits)


Select One of the Following


Cybersecurity Electives (3 Credits)


Select 3 credits from the following:

Free Electives (0-14 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


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