Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Track

The Cybersecurity and Network Management degree seeks to produce graduates who are broadly educated in information technology and cybersecurity and can perform various tasks in IT and cybersecurity fields. Students in this program may also desire to develop a more in-depth focus in a particular discipline, such as Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics.

Specializing in the Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics track enables students to gain more in-depth knowledge of the techniques and tools necessary to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber-attacks and incidents and investigate and analyze digital evidence. This track prepares students for careers in both cyber defense and operations.


Specifically Required University Studies

  • ECO 231 Microeconomics or ECO 230 Macroeconomics
  • STA 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

*Asterisk Notes classes required for CAE-CD Accreditation

Program Requirements

  • ACC 200 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 201 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • CNM100T - Transitions
  • CNM135 - Introduction to Network Technology*
  • CNM232 - Operating Systems*
  • CNM233 - Network Services*
  • CNM241 - Networking Fundamentals*
  • CNM251 - Principles of Information Security*
  • CNM 260 DevOps Fundamentals
  • CNM320 - Introduction to Wireless Technology
  • CNM343 - Protocol Analysis*
  • CNM353 - Network Security*
  • CNM 381 Information Technology Project Management
  • CNM411 - Network Design, Operations, and Management*
  • CNM440 - Information Assurance Policy and Management*
  • CNM 488 - Cooperative Education/Internship
  • CSC101 - Introduction to Problem Solving Using Computers*
  • CSC199 - Introduction to Information Technology
  • EGR 140 Introduction to Computing Applications in Science and Engineering*
  • FIN330 - Principles of Finance
  • MAT140 - College Algebra
  • MKT360 - Principles of Marketing
  • SOE350 - Technology Management
  • SOE399 - Professional Development Seminar I

Track Classes 21 Hours

  • CNM 324 Wireless Communications Security
  • CNM 352 System Security*
  • CNM 441 Digital Forensics and Incident Response*
  • CNM 442 Cybersecurity Operations*
  • CNM 518 Threat Hunting and Security Operations Center Management*
  • Two additional courses from the other tracks

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