Cybersecurity 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BS in Cybersecurity degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Cybersecurity degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BS in Cybersecurity Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Science: Cybersecurity
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 152 Intro to Computers and Programming 1-a 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 4 MATH 261/229 Calculus I or Topics in Calculus 3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1A, 1B, or 2 ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal 1A, 1B, or 2     3
       
Total Credits: 13
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 153 Intro to Computers and Programming 1-b 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 4 MATH 210 Concepts from Discrete Mathematics 3
LASC Goal 1A, 1B, or 2     3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 252 Intro to Computers and Programming II 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 316 Ethics in the Information Age 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 362 Cybersecurity Fundamentals 3
LASC Goal 3     4
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 352 Advanced Concepts in Programming 3
Related Requirement:  MATH 234/335 Intro or Intermediate Probability & Statistics 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 349/349L Network and Data Communications w/Lab 4
Core Requirement:  CSIS 320 Architecture 4
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 17

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 364 Information Systems Security 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 304 Databases 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 430 Operating Systems 4
Related Requirement: WI for major ENGL 387/PMGT 385 Tech Report Writing or Process Leadership 3
CSIS Elective:  CSIS *** CSIS Elective 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 441 Network Security 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 340 Software Engineering 3
CSIS Elective:  CSIS *** CSIS Elective 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 462 Software Security 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 497/494/469 Research/Internship 3
CSIS Elective:  CSIS *** CSIS Elective 3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Core Requirement:  CSIS 464 Software Security Analysis 3
Core Requirement:  CSIS 492 Senior Seminar 1
CSIS Elective:  CSIS *** CSIS Elective 3
CSIS Elective:  CSIS *** CSIS Elective 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 13