May 27, 2018  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Cybersecurity, BS (43-892)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs Alphabetically

Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

Program Educational Objectives - Within a few years of graduation, a graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create solutions to cybersecurity problems in industry, government or academia appropriate to their levels of professional experience.
  • Be capable of gauging the impact of cybersecurity on society, and possess knowledge of the ethical, social and professional responsibilities of their work.
  • Have effective oral and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to contribute effectively to the benefit of teams.
  • Continue to update their professional knowledge and skills to adapt to innovation and change, and be successful in their professional work and/or graduate studies.

Additionally, graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity will demonstrate the following specific student outcomes:

  • An ability to apply the theoretical foundations of cybersecurity to analyze a security problem, and to identify security policy requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a security solution to meet the security policy requirements.
  • An ability to apply security principles and practices to design and implement computing systems with consideration of the physical, software, and human aspects of the computing system.
  • An ability to analyze and evaluate cyber systems with respect to security and maintaining operations.
  • An ability to use current cybersecurity skills and tools, and to recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • An ability to function effectively in a team environment and to communicate cybersecurity related content effectively to a range of audiences.
  • An ability to make informed judgments in cybersecurity practice based on legal and ethical principles.

Cybersecurity, BS (43-892) (4 Year Guide)  

Cybersecurity Major (Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC)), BS (43-892) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 48-55 Sem. Hours

General Education Requirements: 42 Sem. Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 23-30 Sem. Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours

10 Competency 10 course

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs Alphabetically