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

B.S. Major in Cybersecurity

126 HOURS

Program Coordinator: Mr. Mark Scott   

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 MAT235 Introductory Statistics or higher

II. Major Requirements:

51 hours

A. Cybersecurity 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 (W)

3
CYB 390*

Network Administration and Security

3
CYB 410*

Digital Forensics and Incident Response (W)

CYB 430**

Intrusion Detection and Mitigation

CYB 440*

Cryptography

3

CYB 495**

Cybersecurity Capstone (W)
   

B. Computer and Information Science Core: 

21 hours 
CIS 171

Computer Programming I 

3
CIS 172

Computer Programming II

3

CIS 273 

Data Structures

CIS 324

Database Systems 
CIS 345 

Computer Networks 

CIS 441

System Admin and Security

CIS 460

Operating Systems
     

III. Electives (including additional Bible)

41 hours

 

*Prep for Certified Information Systems Security Professional Exam (CISSP).

**Prep for Certified Ethical Hacker Exam (CEH).