Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security

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  • Course level: Intermediate


The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program helps students obtain the knowledge needed for careers in cybersecurity. The cybersecurity bachelor’s degree covers topical areas that deal with cybersecurity management, incident response, and security threat assessment, which requires students to be creators of knowledge and inventors of processes, not merely users of information. Additionally, with this online cybersecurity bachelor’s degree, students will receive instruction in leadership and management to help them prepare to assume managerial and executive positions in the industry.

What Will I Learn?

  • Application of technical strategies, tools, and techniques to secure data and information for a customer or client.
  • Adherence to a high standard of ethical behavior.
  • Use of research in both established venues and innovative applications to expand the body of knowledge in information assurance.
  • Application of principles of critical thinking to creatively and systematically solve the problems and meet the challenges of the ever-changing environments of cybersecurity.
  • Mastery of the skills necessary to move into leadership roles in companies, agencies, divisions, or departments.

Topics for this course

22 Lessons

Program Outline

CIS 300 Fundamentals of Information Systems Security
CIS 301 Legal Issues in Cybersecurity
CIS 302 Managing Risk in Information Systems +
CIS 303- Security Policies and Implementation +
CIS 304 Auditing IT Infrastructures for Compliance +
CIS 308 Access Control
CIS 401 Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications
CIS 402 Security Strategy in Linux Platform and Applications +
CIS 403 Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs +
CIS 404 Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling +
CIS 405 Internet Security: How to Defend Against Online Attackers
CIS 406 System Forensics, Investigation, and Response +
CIS 407 Cyberwarfare
CIS 408 Wireless and Mobile Device Security
CIS 409 Fundamentals of Python
CIS 410 Capstone Course
COM 340 Communication and Technical Writing
MTH 350 Introduction to Statistics
PSY 360 Social Psychology
BIS 430 Ethics for the Business Professional
ECN 440 Principles of Microeconomics
MGT 450 Introduction to Project Management

Material Includes

  • Level Of Study : Undergraduate
  • Duration : 2 years
  • Mode Of Study : Online
  • Number Of Courses : 20


  • Be an active student at ECCU, pursuing a BSCS degree in their junior/senior year with at least 90 credit hours at the time of application to Grad Track;
  • Have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA to begin a master’s level course;
  • Meet any prerequisite coursework requirements for each course; and
  • Complete a Grade Track form.

Target Audience

  • Practice your new skills with coding challenges.
  • Organize and structure your code using software.
  • Get friendly and fast support in the course.