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 3xx Security Studies3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Criminology
Introductory Sociology
SOC 201Research Methods3
CYS 1xx Introduction to Cybersecurity3
CYS 2xx Introduction to Protection and Recovery Strategies3
CYS 2xx Introduction to Risk Assessment and Security Monitoring3
Total Credit Hours67
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
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 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 3xx Network Fundamentals3
CYS 3xxScripting for Cybersecurity3
CYS 3xxSystem and Software Security3
CYS 3xxDigital Forensics: Recovering from the Responding to an Attack3
CYS 4xxIntroduction to Network Security3
CYS 4xx Cybersecurity 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
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 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 2xxCybersecurity 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 1xx Introduction to Cybersecurity3
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 2xx Introduction to Risk Assessment & Security Monitoring3
PSC 3xx Security Studies3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
CYS 2xx Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies3
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 1xx Introduction to Cybersecurity3
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 2xx Introduction to Risk Assessment & Security Monitoring3
PSC 3xx Security Studies3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
CYS 2xx Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies3
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 3xx Network Fundamentals3
CYS 3xx Scripting for Cybersecurity3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
CYS 4xx Introduction to Network Security3
CYS 3xx System and Software Security3
REL 336 Comparative Religious Ethics & Social Concerns 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
DIV Diversity 3
CYS 4xx Cybersecurity Internship3
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 3xx Digital Forensics: Recovering from and Responding to an Attack3
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 1xx Introduction to Cybersecurity3
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 2xx Introduction to Algorithms and Program Design3
PSC 3xx Security Studies3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
CYS 2xx Introduction to Protection & Recovery Strategies3
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