6247 - Cybersecurity

General

Program Title
Cybersecurity
Degree Designation
BS
Program Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
Security of Cyber, Information, and Computer Systems. A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of Cyber and Networked-Computer Systems, design and recommend safeguard solutions, and manage and administer security of systems and procedures. Includes instructions in programming, computer architecture, operating systems, appropriate level of mathematics and statistics, networks, and various aspects of cybersecurity including cryptography, operational safeguards, security of network stack and cloud, offensive and defensive security, risk assessment, and ethical and legal standards and guidelines.
Department(s)
Computer Science/Information Technology
College/School
College of Science and Engineering
Status
Active

Requirements

Credits: 77-79

Program Requirements

"(65-67 credits) CNA 267, CNA 268 (CSCI 200 or ECE 102 may replace CNA 267 and CNA 268), CNA 397 or CSCI 310, CNA 425, CNA 426 or CSCI 413, CNA 430, CNA 432, CNA 431, CNA 433, CNA 435, CNA 438 or CSCI 415, CNA 465, CNA 473, CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 332, ENGL 332 or CMST 341, MATH 221, MATH 271, STAT 417, IS 372, IS 443."

Electives

"Select 12 credits from the following: CNA 475, CNA 451, IS 481, IS 483, CJS 496, CJS 486, CSCI 412, up to six credits of CNA 444. Additional courses with permission of adviser."

Admission To Teacher Education: 0

Upper Division Writing Met

The Upper Division Writing requirement is met through CNA 473.

Admissions Requirements

  • "Completion of CNA 397, CSCI 201, and MATH 271 or equivalent. Grade of C or better in each of the above courses with a 2.50 GPA or higher in the above courses."

Admission GPA: 2.5

Notes

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Write correct, well documented and readable programs.
Objective
Describe and use networks.
Objective
Describe and use operating systems.
Objective
Articulate ethical and professional standards of behavior.
Objective
Communicate effectively in written and oral exchanges.
Objective
Design and implement secure network architecture based on security policies.
Objective
Identify and correct security weaknesses in operating systems, networks, and applications.
Objective
Demonstrate understanding of theoretical foundations of security by solving problems.

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