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Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

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Program Description

The Cybersecurity degree program equips students with skills to safeguard digital systems and data from threats. Covering encryption, risk management, and network defense, students learn to anticipate, and counter cyberattacks. Practical exercises enhance expertise in ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment, and security policies, preparing graduates for critical roles in protecting digital assets.

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Program Outcome

Upon completing the Cybersecurity degree program, students will acquire an in-depth understanding of IT concepts and cybersecurity principles. They will demonstrate advanced comprehension of encryption, network security, threat detection, and legal regulations while fostering cognitive flexibility and analytical thinking. Additionally, they will develop strong interpersonal and ethical skills, along with the ability to employ numerical analysis, IT tools, and practical expertise in safeguarding digital environments from cyber threats.

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Program Structure
Required Total Credits (120)
General Education
31
Major
44
Core Major
30
Electives
15

Students are required to complete 31 credit hours of General Education courses.

Students select courses from the list of General Education requirement section of the Catalog.

Course Code
Course Name
Credit
COSC 111
Computer Science Survey
3
COSC 121
Computer Science A
3
COSC 221
Computer Science B
3
COSC 241
Computing Science Fundamentals
3
COSC 251
Data Structure
3
COSC 331
Operating Systems
3
COSC 340
Networking Essentials
3
ICT 301
Software Analysis and Design
3
ICT 320
Cybersecurity Technician
3
INFO 652
Programming and Database Design
3
ITM 201
Java Programming I
3
ITM 340
Maths for Computing
3
ITM 350
Project Management
3
MATH 234A
Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
5
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
CYS 351
Intro to Cyber
3
CYS 352
Linux Fundamentals
3
CYS 353
Python Fundamentals
3
CYS 354
Network Research
3
CYS 355
Digital Forensics
3
CYS 356
Penetration Testing
3
CYS 357
SOC Analyst
3
CYS 358
Governance, Risk and Compliance
3
ITM 475
Final Year Project
3
INTS 400
Internship
3
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
CYS 311
Social Engineering
3
CYS 312
Physical Security
3
ITM 360
Artificial Intelligence
3
ITM 370
Data Analytics
3
ITM 380
Cloud Computing
3
ITM 381
Cloud Solutions Architect
3
ITM 390
Machine Learning
3
ITM 454
Natural Language Processing
3

Graduation Requirements: Students must have 2.00 GPA in all coursework and meet the required total credits.