Bachelors of Science in Information Technology with Cybersecurity Track

BS in IT with Cybersecurity Track

The Bachelor of Science in information technology is a broad program of study encompassing all aspects of computing technology. Information technology, as an academic discipline, focuses on meeting the needs of users within organizational and societal contexts through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies. Information technology is a discipline distinct from computer engineering, computer science and management information systems. The students' experience is culminated by the senior design experience - a two-semester exploration developing a real-life IT solution. Students present their senior projects to the community in an IT technology expo at the end of the spring semester of every year.

BS in IT

The cybersecurity track will prepare graduates for one of the fastest growing and most rewarding careers in IT. Students will learn both theories and hands-on skills of software and hardware security tools to design secure systems and protect enterprise information and network assets. They will gain expertise in investigating computer related crimes and identifying the resources exploited by cyber-criminals and terrorists. They will also learn how to apply standards, models, and best practices to solve real world issues and draft security policies to mitigate risks and threats of today’s IT infrastructure. The Cybersecurity track focuses on practical skills that are required by IT security professional positions, including but not limited to vulnerability analyst, incident response specialist, penetration tester, intrusion detection specialist, and secure code auditor.

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