Cybersecurity Management BA/BS

The Cybersecurity Management program is designed to prepare students for industry. The Cyber Management major fuses the three components: a strong cybersecurity management base, computer programming, and business management. The curriculum is designed to be very focused on industry needs and skills. Students take courses in networking, advanced cyber security and pentesting.
The goals of the Cyber Management program is to provide students with learning experiences in both the classroom and laboratory so that they will be well-prepared to:

  • Design and implement object-oriented and imperative programs
  • Understand algorithms and data structures
  • Understand relational databases, and network development
  • Understand online safety in the context of the wider world
  • Understand the different types of malware, including viruses and trojans, network security, and cryptography
  • Identity theft and risk management
  • Students will explain the concepts, theories, and practices in the functional areas of business
  • Students will prepare professional oral and written forms of communication
  • Students will evaluate and apply information technology in support of management decision making

General Education Requirements

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
WRITING AND RHETORIC I
and WRITING AND RHETORIC II
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one from the following:3.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY
STATISTICAL REASONING
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II
FINITE MATHEMATICS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
STATISTICAL REASONING
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two categories:6.00-8.00
Literature
LITERATURE AND IDEAS
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
MYTHOLOGIES
Arts
INTRODUCTION TO ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
HISTORY OF JAZZ AND POPULAR MUSIC STYLES
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Language
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
Scientific Ways of Knowing
BIOF-100INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS3.00
CS-108INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE4.00
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two disciplines:6.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
SOCIAL PROBLEMS
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
Diversity
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
ETHICS AND IDENTITY
SOCIAL-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF SPORTS
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300Z (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Foreign/Heritage Language
Select 16 credits of language if selecting Bachelor of Arts Degree16.00
Total Credits37.00-42.00

Program Requirements

Major Requirements
CS-111FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING4.00
CS-211COMPUTER SCIENCE II4.00
CS-226SQL: STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE3.00
CYB-251NETWORKING I4.00
CYB-252NETWORKING II4.00
CYB-253NETWORKING III4.00
CYB-254NETWORKING IV4.00
CYB-271CYBERSECURITY I4.00
CYB-272CYBERSECURITY II4.00
CYB-273CYBERSECURITY III4.00
CYB-274CYBERSECURITY IV4.00
Select one of the following:3.00
STATISTICAL METHODS
Upper Division Requirements
BUS-311FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT THEORY3.00
BUS-360LEADERSHIP3.00
BUS-365BUSINESS LAW I3.00
BUS-370PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3.00
CS-311ALGORITHMS AND DATA STRUCTURES4.00
CS-480CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECT4.00
CS-494INTERNSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE4.00
CYB-300CYBER ETHICS3.00
CYB-360CYBERSECURITY MANAGEMENT3.00
Elective Credit7.00
Total Credits83.00

Sequential Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
COREMathematical Ways of Knowing 3.00
COREOral Communication 3.00
CS-108 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE 4.00
CS-111 FOUNDATIONS OF PROGRAMMING 4.00
ENGL-101 WRITING AND RHETORIC I 3.00
 Credits17.00
Spring
BIOF-100 INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS 3.00
COREHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing 3.00
CORESocial & Behavioral Ways of Knowing 3.00
CS-211 COMPUTER SCIENCE II 4.00
ENGL-102 WRITING AND RHETORIC II 3.00
 Credits16.00
Second Year
Fall
COREDiversity 3.00
COREHumanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing 3.00
CS-226 SQL: STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE 3.00
CYB-251 NETWORKING I 4.00
CYB-271 CYBERSECURITY I 4.00
 Credits17.00
Spring
BUS-311 FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT THEORY 3.00
CORESocial & Behavioral Ways of Knowing 3.00
CYB-252 NETWORKING II 4.00
CYB-272 CYBERSECURITY II 4.00
 Credits14.00
Third Year
Fall
CYB-253 NETWORKING III 4.00
CYB-273 CYBERSECURITY III 4.00
ECON-300 STATISTICAL METHODS 3.00
BUS-360 LEADERSHIP 3.00
 Credits14.00
Spring
CYB-254 NETWORKING IV 4.00
CYB-274 CYBERSECURITY IV 4.00
BUS-365 BUSINESS LAW I 3.00
BUS-370 PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3.00
 Credits14.00
Fourth Year
Fall
COREIntegrative Seminar: Ethics & Values 3.00
CS-311 ALGORITHMS AND DATA STRUCTURES 4.00
CYB-360 CYBERSECURITY MANAGEMENT 3.00
ElectiveElective Credits 3.00
 Credits13.00
Spring
CYB-300 CYBER ETHICS 3.00
CS-480 CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECT 4.00
CS-494 INTERNSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE 4.00
ElectiveElective Credits 4.00
 Credits15.00
 Total Credits120.00

Graduates with a BA/BS in Cybersecurity Management go on to obtain careers in a variety of fields:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Security Analyst