BScIT -Network and Cyber Security

4 Years 120 Credit Hours
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Philosophy

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 Network and Cyber Security

Computer networking provides knowledge regarding design and implementation of secure network environment including network architecture , topology, and understanding of various coding languages. The main objective of PBS with this module is to teach network security, information security, security analysis and vulnerability assessment, digital forensic and cyber law to students.

The aim of this concentration is to provide the knowledge of computer network security, cybersecurity and information security. Students will learn about a set of best practices intended to keep data and network secure from unauthorized access or alteration. It also provides a broad look at the policies, principles and people used to protect data and networks.

4 Years 120 Credit Hours 40 Modules

  • BSIT 315
    Information Technology Essential
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 355
    Technical Writing and Communication
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 360
    Introduction to Data Communication Network
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 320
    Introduction to Statistical Analysis
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 325
    Applied Statistics for Optimization
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 370
    Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 330
    Discrete Mathematics
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 335
    Web Page Design and Development
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 340
    Programming Concept
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 345
    Programming Language
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 350
    Database Management System (DBMS)
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 365
    Computer Network Concept, Admin & security
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 375
    Knowledge Discovery and Data Science
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 380
    Big Data Analytics
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 385
    Data Visualization
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 390
    Capstone Project
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 395
    Internship
    3 Credit Hours

  • BSIT 327
    Computer Hardware Fundamentals
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 328
    System Analysis and Design
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 329
    Artificial Intelligence
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 333
    Mobile Computing and Programming
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 343
    Advanced Programming using Python/Java
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 348
    Cloud Computing
    3 Credit Hours
  • BSIT 339
    Data Structure and Algorithms
    3 Credit Hours
  • BUS 355
    Essentials of Entrepreneurship
    3 Credit Hours

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    Network and Information Security
    3 Credit Hours
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    Digital Forensic
    3 Credit Hours
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    Network Architecture
    3 Credit Hours
  • .....
    Cybersecurity
    3 Credit Hours
  • .....
    Network and System Administration
    3 Credit Hours

  • COM 101
    Composition 1
    3 Credit Hours
  • COM 102
    Composition 2
    3 Credit Hours
  • COM 105
    Academic Communication
    3 Credit Hours
  • MAT 135
    College Algebra
    3 Credit Hours
  • SBS 210
    Psychology, Motivation, and Decision Making
    3 Credit Hours
  • SCI 215
    Creating a Sustainable World: Technology and Energy Solution
    3 Credit Hours
  • HUM 201
    History of Social Movements
    3 Credit Hours
  • HUM 221
    The Impact of Art: Visual, Design & Media
    3 Credit Hours
  • IST 301
    Speech, Debate & Ethics
    3 Credit Hours
  • IST 390
    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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