Plan of Study

Cybersecurity, BS

This sample plan of study is from the 2017-2018 University Catalog.

Fall 1st Year

CNIT 18000 - Introduction To Systems Development
TLI 11200 - Foundations Of Organizational Leadership
MA 16010 - Applied Calculus I *
TECH 12000 - Design Thinking In Technology *
Composition Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 1st Year

CNIT 15501 - Introduction To Software Development Concepts
CNIT 17600 - Information Technology Architectures
MA 16020 - Applied Calculus II
Oral Communications Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
Accounting Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

CNIT 24200 - System Administration
CNIT 27000 - Cybersecurity Fundamentals
CNIT 25501 - Object-Oriented Programming Introduction
Economics Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00
Science Selective*​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

CNIT 27200 - Database Fundamentals
CNIT 28000 - Systems Analysis And Design Methods
Humanities Foundational Selective* - Credit Hours: 3.00
Statistics Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00
Lab Science Selective*​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

CNIT 32000 - Policy, Regulation, And Globalization In Information Technology
CNIT 32200 - Research Methodology And Design
CNIT 34010 - UNIX Fundamentals
CNIT 37000 - Introduction To Cryptography
Professional Speaking Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 16 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

CNIT 31500 - Systems Programming
CNIT 34220 - Network Administration
CNIT 34400 - Network Engineering Fundamentals
Professional Writing Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00
Interdisciplinary Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 14 Credits

Fall 4th Year

CNIT 45500 - Network Security
CNIT 47000 - Incident Response Management
Cybersecurity Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00
Cybersecurity Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00
Communications Selective​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Spring 4th Year

CNIT 42000 - Basic Cyber Forensics
CNIT 42200 - Cyber Criminology
CNIT 47100 - Vulnerability Analysis And Testing
CNIT 48000 - Managing Information Technology Projects
Behavioral/Social Sciences Foundational Selective*​ - Credit Hours: 3.00

Total: 15 Credits

Notes:

*Fulfills University Core

Students must earn a C- or better in all CNIT courses that are a prerequisite to another CNIT course

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree

2.0 Graduation GPA in all CNIT courses required for Bachelor of Science degree

ANY COURSE TAKEN AT PURDUE CAN BE ATTEMPTED NO MORE THAN THREE TIMES (INCLUSIVE OF W, WF, WN, I, and IF)

Courses with the ♦ are essential for the CIT degree critical path to graduation

Co-Curricular Requirements include the following:

♦ The course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

For complete program details visit the 2017-2018 University Catalog

For selective and elective courses that meet program requirements, visit myPurduePlan

This is a sample plan of study. An official plan of study for fall 2017 beginners will be available in June, 2017.