2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Cybersecurity, B.S.

The cybersecurity program provides students with a unique blend of in-demand technical skills plus a strong general business foundation, which are critical for success in the field of cybersecurity.  Students can choose to specialize their skills through an offensive track, using ethical hacking practices to keep threats from becoming attacks, or a defensive track, learning to eliminate vulnerabilities and keep defenses strong.


Program Learning Outcomes

Students with a major in Cybersecurity should be able to:

  1. Recognize, discuss and explain information security principles and how those information principles apply to industry.         
  2. Demonstrate the information security planning process and describe/apply various information security tools.
  3. Compare and contrast the domestic and international information security issues.
  4. Develop leadership and networking skills and apply them to the information security industry.

General Education Requirements

(39-42 credits)


(5 courses)

  • Five Humanities electives

Social Science

(2 courses)

  • Social Science electives

Natural Science/Quantitative Reasoning

(1 course)

  • Science elective

General Education Required for Major

(2 courses)

Major Requirements

(30 credits)

General Electives

(23-29 Credit Hours)

Recommended Electives: 

Graduation Requirements

  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution 

Business Early Access Information

Many of our undergraduate programs offer the ability for students to pursue Early Access credits that can be applied to certain graduate programs.
If you’re a qualified undergraduate student and you have not yet completed your elective requirements, we invite you to connect with an advisor and explore the possibility of utilizing our Early Access program. Click here for more information.