2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG 
    
    Oct 18, 2018  
2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG

Cybersecurity, B.S.


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The field of Cybersecurity is concerned with protecting computers, networks, programs, data or personal information from unauthorized access, theft, or destruction. Professional careers in cybersecurity are evolving rapidly as new risks and threats to information and information networks emerge. The demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is high, and is projected to continue growing as more companies and industries work to safeguard their information assets and computer networks.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity will prepare the next generation of cybersecurity professionals to protect critical information and cyber assets through cyber prevention, detection, recovery methods, and forensics techniques. The major's holistic approach combines fundamental skills in computer science with cybersecurity skills such as network defense, systems security, digital forensics, and penetration testing, with analytical thinking. This degree prepares its graduates for jobs in information and network security in all types of industries. Upon completion, graduates of our BS in Cybersecurity will be able to evaluate computer networks and information security needs of an organization, assess cybersecurity risk, develop management policies, measure the performance of security systems, and maintain an enterprise-level information security system. This degree program will equip our graduates with the latest skills and techniques needed to provide businesses with real-time security solutions, and develop organizational cybersecurity strategies and policies.

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