Cybersecurity (B.A.)

 The following courses are required regardless of concentration.

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110
HST 111
World Civilization I
and World Civilization II
6
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Common Requirements
PSC 261International Politics3
PSC 377Security Studies3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Criminology
Introductory Sociology
SOC 201Research Methods3
CYS 167Introduction to Cybersecurity3
CYS 263Introduction to Risk Assessment and Security Monitoring3
CYS 269Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies3
Total Credit Hours73
1

 Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

Crime, Society & Culture Concentration 

Concentration Course Requirements
SOC 402Program Evaluation Research Methods And Policy3
Select any five of the following:15
Crime&Punishment Comparative Perspectiv
Criminological Theory
Law,Society & Social Science
Economics of Crime and Punishment
Understanding Modern Terrorism
Social Theory in Anthro/Sociol
Hum Svc Caseload Mgt-Theory & Svc Learn
Major Support Requirements
One Philosophy course on logic from the following:3
Informal Logic
Introduction to Formal Logic
Remaining major support requirements:
REL 336Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns3
CSC 175Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design4
MTH 111Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)4
Any two courses from Information & System Security concentration 16
Electives15
Total Credit Hours53
1

 These requirements are denoted as Concentration Cross-over 1 and Concentration Cross-over 2. These appear in Year 4 of the typical 4-year schedules. 

Information & System Security Concentration

Concentration Course Requirements
CYS 331Network Fundamentals3
CYS 337Scripting for Cybersecurity3
CYS 347System and Software Security3
CYS 349Digital Forensics: Recovering From and Responding to an Attack3
CYS 431Introduction to Network Security3
CYS 490Cybersecurity Internship3
Major Support Requirements
One philosophy course on logic from the following:3
Informal Logic
Introduction to Formal Logic
Remaining major support requirements:
REL 336Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns3
CSC 175Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design4
MTH 111Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)4
Any two courses from Crime, Society & Culture Concentration or from Policy & Law Concentration 16
Electives15
Total Credit Hours53
1

 These requirements are denoted as Concentration Cross-over 1 and Concentration Cross-over 2. These appear in Year 4 of the typical 4-year schedules.

Policy & Law Concentration

Concentration Course Requirements
PSC 253Cybersecurity Law3
Any five of the following:15
Comparative Politics
Immigration
U.S. Foreign Policy
Globalization: the Politics of International Economic Relations
War, Peace and Violence
Introduction to Legal Studies
Science, Technology, & the Good Society
American Constitutional Law I
American Constitutional Law II
Major Support Requirements
One Philosophy course on logic from the following:3
Informal Logic
Introduction to Formal Logic
Remaining major support requirements:
REL 336Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns3
CSC 175Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design4
MTH 111Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)4
Any two courses from Information & System Security concentration 16
Electives15
Total Credit Hours53
1

 These requirements are denoted as Concentration Cross-over 1 and Concentration Cross-over 2. These appear in Year 4 of the typical 4-year schedules.

B.A. in Cybersecurity with a Concentration in Crime, Society & Culture 

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
Foreign Language 3
MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab) 4
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Anthropology  
Introduction to Criminology  
Introductory Sociology  
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
CYS 167 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3
Foreign Language 3
SOC 201 Research Methods 3
PSC 261 International Politics 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
CSC 175 Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design 4
CYS 263 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Security Monitoring 3
PSC 377 Security Studies 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
CYS 269 Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies 3
PHL 310
Informal Logic
or Introduction to Formal Logic
3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
Theology 3
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
Concentration Course 1 3
Concentration Course 2 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Concentration Course 3 3
Concentration Course 4 3
REL 336 Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
DIV Diversity 3
Concentration Course 5 3
Concentration Cross-Over 1 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
VPA Visual and Performing Arts 1
Concentration Course 6 3
Concentration Cross-Over 2 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours120

B.A. in Cybersecurity with a Concentration in Information & System Security

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
Foreign Language 3
MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab) 4
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Anthropology  
Introduction to Criminology  
Introductory Sociology  
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
CYS 167 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3
Foreign Language 3
SOC 201 Research Methods 3
PSC 261 International Politics 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
CSC 175 Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design 4
CYS 263 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Security Monitoring 3
PSC 377 Security Studies 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
CYS 269 Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies 3
PHL 310
Informal Logic
or Introduction to Formal Logic
3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
Theology 3
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
CYS 331 Network Fundamentals 3
CYS 337 Scripting for Cybersecurity 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
CYS 431 Introduction to Network Security 3
CYS 347 System and Software Security 3
REL 336 Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
DIV Diversity 3
CYS 490 Cybersecurity Internship 3
Concentration Cross-Over 1 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
VPA Visual and Performing Arts 1
CYS 349 Digital Forensics: Recovering From and Responding to an Attack 3
Concentration Cross-Over 2 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours120

B.A. in Cybersecurity with a Concentration in Policy & Law

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
Foreign Language 3
MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab) 4
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Anthropology  
Introduction to Criminology  
Introductory Sociology  
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
CYS 167 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3
Foreign Language 3
SOC 201 Research Methods 3
PSC 261 International Politics 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
CSC 175 Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design 4
CYS 263 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Security Monitoring 3
PSC 377 Security Studies 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
CYS 269 Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies 3
PHL 310
Informal Logic
or Introduction to Formal Logic
3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
Theology 3
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
Concentration Course 1 3
Concentration Course 2 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Concentration Course 3 3
Concentration Course 4 3
REL 336 Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
DIV Diversity 3
Concentration Course 5 3
Concentration Cross-Over 1 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts 1
Concentration Course 6 3
Concentration Cross-Over 2 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours120