Graduates are equipped with the expertise to protect digital assets, mitigate security risks, and contribute to the overall security posture of organizations in an increasingly interconnected world.
• Students will join a worldwide network through our MCBS IEEE Student’s Chapter, ISACA Chapter and LinkedIn information security professionals. • The program offers courses that will prepare students to take professional certification exams (CEH, Security+, Cybersecurity Fundamentals (An ISACA Certificate), etc. • MCBS inks MOU with ISACA to facilitate knowledge sharing and capability development of Cybersecurity.
Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 3-month internship
Courses: Apart from courses closely related to the program, students take general education courses.
Core Courses 45
Communication skills 12
Social Sciences 09
Mathematics Requirements 09
Science Requirements 08
Free Electives 03
Information Security Requirements 15
Business Requirements 09
Core Courses (45 Credits)
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|COSC 10||Fundamentals of Computing||(0)|
|COSC 1301||Object Oriented Programming I||(3)|
|COSC 1330||Computer Architecture & Organization||(3)|
|COSC 2301||Object Oriented Programming II||(3)|
|COSC 2325||Data Communication & Networking||(3)|
|COSC 2320||Database Management System||(3)|
|ISEC 2340||Principles of Information Security||(3)|
|ISEC 3310||Network Security||(3)|
|ISEC 3330||Risk Management and Compliance||(3)|
|ISEC 3340||Application Security||(3)|
|ISEC 3350||Unix Administration||(3)|
|ISEC 4320||Security Architecture and Control||(3)|
|ISEC 4330||Computer Forensics||(3)|
|ISEC 4340||Business Continuity and Operations Security||(3)|
|ISEC 4389||Information Security Capstone Project I||(3)|
|ISEC 4399||Information Security Capstone Project II||(3)|
A degree in Bachelor of Science in Information Security opens up a range of job prospects in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. With the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber threats, organizations across various sectors are actively seeking skilled professionals to protect their digital assets.
Graduates can get various roles as:
Contact Program Chair Dr. Joseph Mani for more information.