Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

Program Description

The Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity addresses the different cyber-threats in today’s digital age and best practices for implementing technical and business security practices to mitigate and counter these risks. Students will explore cyber-attacks and create an incident response and disaster recovery plan, develop and implement security policies and procedures, and explore encryption methodologies and technologies. Cybersecurity knowledge is a cornerstone to protect personal, governmental, military, and commercial institutions from cyber-attacks.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Explore common cyber threats and attacks.
  2. Describe how social engineering attacks take place and how to mitigate them.
  3. Identify common threats to physical and logical security.
  4. Explore and utilize common information-gathering tools and techniques.
  5. Evaluate appropriate technologies and tools to assess, protect against, and resolve security issues.

Course Requirements (19 credit hours)

CYB 400 Cyber Controls, Threats, and Vulnerabilities 3 credit hours
CYB 401 Software and Systems Security 3 credit hours
CYB 402 Cyber Operations and Monitoring 3 credit hours
CYB 403 Digital Forensics and Incident Response 3 credit hours
CYB 404 Compliance and Assessment 3 credit hours
INT 310 Undergraduate Internship 1 credit hour