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  • Cybersecurity

    Bachelor's Degree in Business, Concentration in Cybersecurity Studies

    To succeed in business today, you need flexibility, a broad knowledge base, and experience in every facet of the business world.

    A bachelor’s degree in business from Dean College will prepare you to step directly into a successful career. Designed especially for adult students, this part-time major covers every aspect of business—from accounting and finance to marketing, management and technology.

    The cybersecurity concentration introduces students to the foundations of cybersecurity theory and practice and its application across multiple industries.  Incident response and coordination to how to effectively assess different types of organizational risks are examined.  Ethical and legal issues as well as best practices in implementing cybersecurity practices are examined.

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    Course Sequence

    Cybersecurity

    Core (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 180
    Human Biology
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ENG 332
    Strategic Writing for Managers
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    Majors (36 credits) Credits
    ACCT 103
    Financial Accounting
    3
    ACCT 200
    Managerial Accounting
    3
    ECO 150
    Principles of Economics
    3
    BUS 123
    Foundations of Business
    3
    BUS 230
    Principles of Management
    3
    BUS 235
    Principles of Marketing
    3
    BUS 337
    Organizational Behavior
    3
    BUS 325
    Principles of Finance and Budgeting
    3
    BUS 341
    Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
    3
    BUS 400
    Business Internship
    3-15
    BUS 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    BUS 415
    Business Policy and Strategic Management
    3
    Concentration & Electives (42 credits) Credits
    CRM CS100
    Introduction to Cyber Security
    1
    CRM CS101
    Computer Systems Fundamentals
    3
    CRM CS102
    Cyber Security Defense in Depth
    3
    CRM CS103
    Large Scale Cyber Crime and Terrorism
    3
    CRM CS104
    White Collar Crimes
    3
    CRM CS105
    Cyber Security Investigations and Case Studies
    3
    Open Electives (26 credits) Credits
    TOTAL CREDITS: 121 Credits
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