Cybersecurity (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42-47
ACT 101Introduction to Information Technology3
ACT 301Applied Database Systems3
CSC 184Introduction to Computer Programming3
CSC 264Computer Architecture and Assembly Language Programming3
CSC 274Introduction to Unix/Linux3
CSC 294Networking and Telecommunications3
CSC 374UNIX/Linux System Administration3
CSC 386Operating Systems Concepts3
ETC 200Introduction to Technical Communication3
MAT 116College Algebra3
PHL 230Ethics3
SEC 300Introduction to Cybersecurity3
SEC 335Network and Endpoint Security I3
SEC 415Data Security and Identity Management 13
SEC 425Ethical Hacking 13
SEC 435Network and Endpoint Security II 13
SEC 445Security Program Governance 13
SEC 455Cyberlaw and Investigations 13
SEC 490Cybersecurity Career Preparation1
Select six credit hours of the following:6
Independent Research/Project
Internship in Computer Science
Professional Certification in Computing
Total Credit Hours103-108

Program Graduation Requirements

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework.
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.