More than two million people are currently employed in the field of information technology in the United States, and the U. S. Department of Labor projects that computer-related fields will experience very high growth rates through 2018.
In response to this need Felician College has designed an innovative program for the growing concerns of government and corporations today, these include; cybercrime, identity theft, credit history theft and personal medical information. This program allows you to earn your bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity (CSEC) in about two years if you have an Associates Degree or about 60 credits. Classes are a combination of traditional classroom instruction, laboratory, and on-line instruction so you can continue to work full-time while you earn your degree.
The program focuses on a wide range of topics such as:
- Operating Systems Security
- Securie Software Development
- Digital Forensics and Investigation
- Network and data communications security
- Managing systems information security
- Database management systems, with a special emphasis on Computer Security and Information Assurance
- Cryptography Technologies
The curriculum is designed in accordance with the guidelines of the American Association of Computing Machinery, Association for Information Systems, and Association of Information Technology Professionals.
Here is a sampling of some of the program courses:
- Fundamentals of Information Systems
- Mathematics for Information Systems I
- E-Commerce and Web Security
- Mathematics for Information Systems II
- Network Security
- Managing Information Security
- Philosophy of Technology
- Programming, Data, File and Object Structures
- Cryptography Technologies
Required CS and CSEC for BS in Cybersecurity
|CS 101 or CS 103||Introduction to Computer Applications (required general education course)||4 or 3|
|CS 110||Introduction to Programming I||4|
|CS 120||Introduction to Computer Science||3|
|CSEC 225||Principles of Information Assurance and Security||3|
|CS 270||Introduction to Programming II||4|
|CS 280||Computer Architecture and Organization||3|
|CS 290||Theoretical Foundations and Principles of Computer Science||3|
|CSEC 315||Computer Forensics and Investigations||3|
|CSEC 355||Operating Systems Security||3|
|CSEC 365||Cryptography Technologies||4|
|CS 380||Data Structures and Algorithms||3|
|CSEC 425||Managing Information Security in Information Systems||3|
|CSEC 435||Secure Software Development||4|
|CSEC 460||Senior Project Development Practicum|
Skilled CSEC graduates are in demand to design computer information systems that will effectively meet the challenges facing U.S. corporations and government. Students will learn theories that will set up the defenses for business and government organizations. The CSEC program provides a firm foundation in the liberal arts, while assuring in-depth study of the discipline of computer information systems.
The Cybesecurity program prepares students for:
- Government agencies
- Private corporations
- Graduate study
Many of our CS faculty are Ph.D. specialists in the fields of computer science, business, security assurance, engineering, and e-learning. Well established in their fields, CS faculty credentials include:
- Publishing more than 60 articles in professional journals.
- Holding more than 20 patents.
- Certification in multiple disciplines.
- Positions in the professional community.
Dr. Sofya Poger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Chair
201-559-6000 Ext 6249