BScIT -Cybersecurity

4 Years 120 Credit Hours
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BScIT is an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes IT and business development. The program produces determined, skilled and qualified human resources to solve real-life IT problems. The students, as IT practitioners, are trained to apply and explore the fundamental IT business development concepts with ethical and social awareness.

This 4-years, 120 credits BScIT degree is a high value investment. The program will allow our students to enter into the technologically advanced world where they will be engaged with various tasks allowing them to have an edge. This course will include designing, programming, knowledge on theoretical systems, networking and the like which are essential for getting into the advanced and dynamic IT sector. As IT has become part of every sector, this course will open a new path and career opportunities for anyone interested in pursuing it.

Overview

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) at PBS is a four years, 120 credit program designed to produce middle and supportive level IT practitioners. Accordingly, the program is a unique blend of Information Communication Technology (ICT) which covers a wide range of areas, from its theoretical, mathematical and algorithms foundations to leading-edge developments in computer intelligent system, robotics, computer vision, system design and development, bioinformatics, and data-mining/data warehouse. Consequently, the school believes the assortment of courses, offered in the program, produces competent IT human resources that not only cater to the need of both domestic and global markets but also thrive individually and professionally.

Successively, the degree empowers the students to function effectively applying the learned skill in socioeconomic design and development. Besides, the graduates will independently work in three distinct components as listed below:

- Develop effective methods to solve any types of computing problem
- Invent modern global ways to use computers in IT sectors
- Innovate, Design, Develop, and implement software according to global trend

Hence, this academic program provides students with a sound conceptual foundation and practical skills in various areas of ICT.

Courses Content
BScIT–Specialization in Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity concentration at PBS aims to provide students with theoretical and practical skills in security measures across diverse digital environments. Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing field that plays a crucial role in protecting digital assets and sensitive information from cyber threats and attacks.

This program enables students to protect against threats, secure software and systems, monitor cyber operations, conduct digital forensics, and ensure compliance. It combines elements of computer science, data science, and risk management to fortify digital defenses and respond to evolving security challenges, making it an essential and dynamic component in safeguarding modern digital environments.

By following a comprehensive curriculum, students will learn best practices and principles to safeguard data and networks from unauthorized access or tampering, gaining insights into policies and strategies for robust protection against cyber threats.

 

4 Years 120 Credit Hours 40 Modules

  • DATA 100
    Introduction to Data Analytics
    3 Credit Hours
  • NET 100
    Introduction to Networking
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 100
    Introduction to Technology
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 110
    Technology and Systems
    3 Credit Hours
  • MTH 150
    Discrete Mathematics
    3 Credit Hours
  • DATA 200
    Applied Statistical Analytics
    3 Credit Hours
  • NET 200
    Network Routing and Switching
    3 Credit Hours
  • DATA 210
    Database Design & Analytics
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 220
    Information Security
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 250
    Technical Documentation and Communication
    3 Credit Hours
  • NET 300
    Cloud Computing
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 300
    Internet of Things (IoT)
    3 Credit Hours
  • LDR 302
    Introduction to Leadership
    3 Credit Hours
  • LDR 303
    Foundations in Operations Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 310
    Management of Information Systems
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 320
    Authorization and Access Control Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • TECH 330
    Emerging Technologies
    3 Credit Hours
  • CAP 490
    Capstone Project
    3 Credit Hours

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    Numerical Methods
    3 Credit Hours
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    Applied Calculus
    3 Credit Hours
  • CLD 400
    Virtualization and Storage
    3 Credit Hours
  • PRG 330
    Python Programming
    3 Credit Hours
  • PRG 401
    JAVA
    3 Credit Hours
  • PRG 402
    Mobile Programming Applications
    3 Credit Hours
  • DCS 403
    Data Structures & Algorithms Design
    3 Credit Hours

  • CYB 400
    Threat and Vulnerability Management
    3 Credit Hours
  • CYB 401
    Software and Systems Security
    3 Credit Hours
  • CYB 402
    Cyber Operations and Monitoring
    3 Credit Hours
  • CYB 403
    Digital forensics and incident response
    3 Credit Hours
  • CYB 404
    Compliance and Assessment
    3 Credit Hours

  • Composition 1
    3 Credit Hours
  • Composition 2
    3 Credit Hours
  • Academic Communication
    3 Credit Hours
  • College Algebra
    3 Credit Hours
  • Psychology, Motivation, and Decision Making
    3 Credit Hours
  • Creating a Sustainable World: Technology and Energy Solution
    3 Credit Hours
  • History of Social Movements
    3 Credit Hours
  • The Impact of Art: Visual, Design & Media
    3 Credit Hours
  • Speech, Debate & Ethics
    3 Credit Hours
  • Integrative Studies Capstone
    3 Credit Hours
Learning Outcomes

What you'll learn

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology offered by PBS in affiliation with Westcliff University encourages students to achieve the following educational outcomes:

  • Evaluate current and emerging technologies.

  • Identify and gather user requirements to design user-friendly interfaces.

  • Apply, configure, and manage IT technologies

  • Utilize data to help business gain insights to help them make better decisions.

  • Access IT impact on individuals, organization, and the environment.

  • Apply IT concepts and strategies to solve real world problem.

  • Conduct research in the field of information technology and related fields.

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