Cyber Operations and Resilience (B.A.S.)
About the Program
The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience prepares you to work in environments where anticipating, detecting, mitigating and managing cyber, physical and interdependencies infrastructure threats is crucial. This program focuses on the interplay of systems, technical, program management, and policy skills necessary to design, remediate, and operate resilient information systems, physical systems and networks. A holistic system-level thinking approach is at the heart of the program. The asynchronous online curriculum provides for a number of achievement modalities: pathways for high school students (traditional and career & technical education), community college graduates and working professionals with an undergraduate degree in any field; stackable certification pathways for learners to achieve career alignment; and a curriculum that awards experiential learning credits in affordable manner.
Core Requirements take the following courses, take 27 credits27 creditstake the following courses:CORE400 - Cyber Systems Thinking3 creditsCORE405 - Cyber Project Management and Design3 creditsCORE470 - Cyber Risk Management3 creditsCPS301 - Information Assurance and Critical Thinking3 creditsCPS401 - Defensive Security3 creditsCPS402 - Offensive Security3 creditsCPS403 - Recovery and Forensics3 creditsCPS411 - Essentials: IT Network Practit3 creditsCPS412 - Foundational Essentials for IT Cybersecurity Practitioners3 credits
Cyber Depth Electives take the following courses, take 4-7 credits4 - 7 creditsTake at least one course from:CORE401 - Cyber Risk Assessment1 creditCORE410 - Applied Cybersecurity Prog1 creditCORE411 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning1 creditCORE413 - Internet of Things Architecture1 creditCORE420 - Cyber Security Operations Center1 creditCORE421 - Cyber Bus and Regulatory Op1 creditCORE422 - Cyber Red and Blue Teams1 creditCORE450 - Cyber Threat Intelligence3 creditsCORE460 - Cyber Resilience Systems Design3 credits
Applied Learning take the following courses, take 2-6 credits2 - 6 creditsTake at least 1 course from:CORE484 - CORe Experiential Learning1 - 3 creditsCORE485 - CORe Prior Learning1 - 3 creditsCORE486 - CORe Certification1 - 3 creditsCORE493 - Internship1 - 12 credits
Finishing Foundations take the following courses, take 3 credits3 creditsTake the following course:CORE480 - Cyber Capstone (FF)3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.