Cybersecurity Concentration (available online or on-campus)
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
CSCI 2240 Introduction to C Programming
CIST 3110 Information Technology Ethics
CYBR 3600 Information Security, Policy & Awareness
CYBR 4360 Foundation of Information Assurance
CYBR 3350 Security Administration - Linux or CYBR 3370 Security Administration - Windows
CIST 4540 Computer Security Management
ISQA 3400 Business Data Communications or CSCI 3550 Communications Networks
CSCI 2030 Mathematical Foundation for Computer Science or MATH 2030 Discrete Math
ISQA 3300 File Structures or CSCI 3320 Data Structures
Additional 3 upper level hours from Cybersecurity (CYBR) or CSCI 4830 Introduction to Software Engineering, CSCI/MATH 4560 Number Theory & Cryptography, ISQA 3310 Managing the Database Environment or ISQA 3910 Introduction to Project Management
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
The following courses are pre-requisite courses for the Cybersecurity concentration:
CIST 1300 Introduction to Web Development or CSCI 1200 CS Principles
CIST 1400 Introduction to Computer Science I
CSCI 1620 Introduction to Computer Science II
CIST 2100 Organizations, Applications & Technology
MATH 1930 Calculus for Managerial, Life & Social Science or MATH 1950 Calculus I (5 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites as they are not listed above. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
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