May 28, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foundations of Cyber Security Certificate


This certificate covers a broad range of topics in Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity with a focus on practical tools for analyzing and protecting IT systems. Students completing the certificate will understand threats to IT systems and how to mitigate these threats. This certificate program is open to all students except students majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity. There are no prerequisite requirements to enter the certificate program.

Certificate Requirements

This certificate requires successful completion of four core courses - there are no elective courses. The four courses come from the BS in Information Technology program in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. In rare cases, substitutions may be possible. Contact the Department Undergraduate Advisor for more information.

Certificate Core (12 Credit Hours)

Other Requirements

Students must register with the Department Undergraduate Advisor prior to starting this certificate program. Consultation with the Department Undergraduate Advisor will ensure that students are informed of all offered courses. All catalog prerequisites and registration requirements must be met for enrollment in any of the courses taken for the minor. 

All students desiring to pursue the certificate must meet the same prerequisites, entry, and continuation requirements as a Departmental major.


GPA Requirements

A cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the certificate coursework is required.

Advising Information

Department Undergraduate Advisor: