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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2022-2023 Catalog 
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, Cyber Security Track, B.S.

The B.S. Degree in Computer Science- Cyber Security Track, will prepare students for a variety of jobs in information security, such as secure software developer, forensic computer analyst, security architect, vulnerabilty analysist, penetration tester, and information assurance engineer. The track will follow the same core courses of the Computer Science- General Track program. Students will take 51 credits in the required core courses including eleven CS courses and five Math courses. During the third and/or fourth years, students will be exposed to a variety of upper level cybersecurity courses. First, students will be required to take an inroductory course in cybersecurity. In addition, students should take a minimum of three upper level CS elective courses (one of them should be in 4000 level) in information security area. 

Freshman Seminar: 1 Sem. Hr.

General Education: 44 Sem. Hrs.

See General Education Program  for available options in each category.

Major-Specific General Education Requirements

NOTE:  Prospective Computer Science majors should start with MAT 1090 as their first General Education elective.  MAT 1070 and MAT 1080 or MAT 2210 may be used in place of MAT 1090.  Computer Science majors must take PHY 1500 or PHY 2000 and one course from Biology, Chemistry, or HON 1500 to satisfy the six hours of Natural Science requirements in General Education.

Electives: 12 Sem. Hrs.

Total: 120 Sem. Hrs.