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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Computer Science, B.S. - Cybersecurity Track


Requirements for the B.S. Degree in Computer Science - Cybersecurity Track


The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science – Cybersecurity Track requires 137 semester hours. A minimum 2.00 GPA must be maintained in the computer and information sciences courses. The following outline gives minimum requirements.

Recommended Minors: Business, Economics, Psychology, Applied Mathematics, International Studies and Political Science, National Security, Modern Languages, or Computer Engineering.

VMI Core Curriculum: 34 Credits


Required Computer Science Core Courses: 30 Credits


Computer and Information Sciences Electives*: 6 credits


Required Additional Mathematics Courses: 3-6** credits


ROTC: 12 credits


Free Electives: 21-24** credits


Notes:


*If more than one track is declared, required courses of another track cannot be taken as a Computer and Information Sciences Elective or a Computer and Information Sciences Upper-Level elective.

**If MA 106 is not taken in the VMI Core Curriculum, then MA 106 or MA 220 is additionally required and the number of Free Elective credits is 21, otherwise the number of Free Electives credits is 24.

***BU Elective, EC Elective, ERH Elective, IS Elective, PS Elective must be related to cybersecurity and approved by Department Head.

Synopsis of the B.S. Curriculum in Computer Science - Cybersecurity Track


Fourth (Freshman) Class


Third (Sophomore) Class


Second (Junior) Class


First (Senior) Class


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5

Total Semester Hrs: 14.0