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Bachelor of Business Administration
Cybersecurity Management

Turner College of Business

TSYS School of Computer Science

Program Description

All graduates in the B.B.A. in Cybersecurity Management program offered by the Turner College of Business will learn the essential skills necessary to join the cybersecurity workforce.

Career Opportunities

Risk Management, Systems Requirement Planning, Test and Evaluation, Systems Development, Cybersecurity Business/Systems Analysis, Strategic Planning and Policy, Program/Project Management (PMA) and Acquisition, Vulnerability Assessment and Management, Compliance Auditing

Admission Requirements

There are no program specific admission requirements.

Learning Outcomes

All graduates in the B.B.A. in Cybersecurity Management program offered by the Turner College of Business will learn the essential skills necessary to join the cybersecurity workforce.  Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making in a business context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key business disciplines and concepts.
  • Recognize and analyze ethical issues in a business context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global business concepts and cultural diversity in a business context.
  • Communicate effectively in a business context.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using information technology in a business context
  • Select and apply appropriate cybersecurity systems techniques and technologies to secure all aspects of a company’s assets
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cybersecurity concepts, and apply techniques to create a secure environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of data networking and application of security concepts for protecting organizational data and information systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of project and risk management principles and techniques for  cybersecurity projects

Additional Program Requirements

Program Of Study

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101
(with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

*MATH 1111 is recommended in Area A. Business majors must complete MATH 1111 with a C or better grade for admission to BUSA 3115 and Area G courses.


Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5

COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses: Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: Students must complete Area B and Area D with a combined total of 15 credit hours within the following ranges: Area B, 4-5 hours; Area D1, 7-8 hours; Area D2, 3-4 hours. Any additional hours may be applied to Area F or beyond, depending on the program of study. Students should consult their advisors.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.


Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
D1: Select two science courses from the list below, one of which must include a lab.

D2: Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

Note: Students must complete Area B and Area D with a combined total of 15 credit hours within the following ranges: Area B, 4-5 hours; Area D1, 7-8 hours; Area D2, 3-4 hours. Any additional hours may be applied to Area F or beyond, depending on the program of study. Students should consult their advisors.

*MATH 1125 is recommended for students considering graduate studies.


Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12

Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3 

PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or better is required for each course in Area F. Students will not be allowed to take Area G courses until this requirement is met.


Area G BBA Core Required Hours: 27 
A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area G.
(C or better required in your major’s prerequisite course and BUSA 4185)

Select the following course:
BUSA 3126 Business Law

Area H Major Course Requirements Required Hours: 27-30
A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the following courses:

CPSC 1301K Computer Science 1 is required if not taken in Area D


Area I General Electives Required Hours: 3-6

A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area I business electives.
Select from the following:

Total Hours Required: 123

4 Year Course Schedule

Suggested four year course schedule