Cyber Security Operations Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Cyber Systems

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)14
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BS Science-related course requirements0
Program-Specified Requirements3
Computer Science I: Python for Analytics 3
Major Option
Complete all required courses60
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum25
Total Credit Hours120

A grade of "C" or above is required for all courses in this Option.  Prerequisites are fulfilled when the prerequisite courses have been passed with a "C" or above.

Major Option

Cyber Security Major Comprehensive Core Requirements (48 hours required)
Take all of the following:
CYBR 105Cyber Systems Freshmen: Professional Practice2
CYBR 150Computer Science II: Object Oriented Programming3
CYBR 151Cyber Programming Environment: Linux1
CYBR 158Introduction to Information Security3
CYBR 180Discrete Structures3
CYBR 190Data Analytics Mathematical Modeling3
CYBR 235Fundamentals of Networking & Systems3
CYBR 330Algorithms and Data Structures3
CYBR 301Computer Organization3
CYBR 345Intricacies of Advanced Networks & Systems3
CYBR 401Operating Systems3
CYBR 412Fundamentals and Security of Mobile Networks3
CYBR 430Defending & Protecting Cyber Systems 3
CYBR 435Reverse Engineering: Thinking like an Adversary3
CYBR 490Information Networking Law and Public Policy3
CYBR 495Cyber Systems Capstone3
CYBR 486Machine Learning3
Total Credit Hours48

Computational Science

Take 12 credit hours from the following:12
Foundation of Computational Mathematics
Graph Theory
Computer Graphics
Artificial Intelligence
Computational Natural Language Processing
Total Credit Hours12


Take 12 credit hours from the following:12
Information Networking Preceptorial
Systems Administration I
Software Engineering
Virtualization Essentials
System Administration II
Total Credit Hours12


Take 12 credit hours from the following:12
Healthcare Informatics & Technology
Information Systems Strategy and Management
Cybersecurity for Managers & Leaders
Cyber Risk and Threat Modeling
Social Dynamics of Cybercrime
Total Credit Hours12

Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following courses, increasing the total credit hours needed:


Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Students without sufficient preparation should take CYBR 100.