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 MAT235 Introductory Statistics or higher

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 (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 (W)
     

III. Electives

41 hours