Major in Cybersecurity

Ready to pursue a degree in Cybersecurity? Find out what's required with our easy to follow 4-year plan and a complete list of degree requirements.

For more information regarding the B.S. Major in Cybersecurity at Freed-Hardeman University, please contact Mark Scott at mscott@fhu.edu or 731-989-6779.

 

4 - Year Plans

To make your path to graduation a little easier, 4-year plans for students planning to major in Cybersecurity have been created:

Degree Requirements

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

B.S. Major in Cybersecurity

126 HOURS

 

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation

I. Liberal Arts Core Requirements:

34 hours

Listed in this catalog under Academics: Liberal Arts Core
Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT101 College Algebra

II. Cybersecurity Requirements:

57 hours

CYB Core (30 hours)

 

CYB 101

Introduction to Cybersecurity*

3

CYB 201 Introduction to Linux*

3

CYB 220

Windows Security*

3

CYB 350

Ethical Hacking**

3

CYB 380

Cybersecurity Planning and Risk Management* 

3
CYB 390

Network Administration and Security*

3
CYB 410

Digital Forensics and Incident Response*

CYB 430 

Intrusion Detection and Mitigation** 

CYB 440

Cryptography*

3

CYB 495

Cybersecurity Capstone** 

 *Prep for CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional Exam

**Prep for CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker Exam 

 
   

CIS Core (27 hours)

CIS 171

Computer Programming I 

3
CIS 172

Computer Programming II

3
CIS 180 Intro to System Administration

3

CIS 273 

Data Structures

CIS 324

Database Systems 
CIS 345 

Computer Networks 

CIS 441

System Admin and Security

CIS 460

Operating Systems (W)

MAT 235

Introductory Statistics 
     

III. Electives

35 hours