The BAS in Cyber Operations is designed specifically to prepare graduates for entry into a number of cyber-related occupations in defense, law enforcement, and private industry. The curriculum will provide students with a critical baseline of technology skills, both offensive and defensive, as well as critical thinking skills and detective-like thought processes that enable students to analyze problems and render solutions. Students will apply knowledge of human and organizational behavior to predict vulnerabilities created by human error; understand and know how to apply legal and ethical standards to the world of cyber, and be able to communicate effectively.
Courses will combine hands-on cyber activities in a controlled environment with a strong academic educational experience that improves communication and critical thinking skills. Required courses include:
- Cyber Ethics
- Investigations and Forensics
- Cyber Threat Intelligence
- Malware Threats, Attacks and Analysis
- Cyber Warfare
- Capstone/Internship experience.
This degree is designed for students transferring approximately 60 units from a regionally accredited institution. During the application process, the submission of a resume and goal statement is required for professional admission to the program. Before applying, we recommend that you discuss your background with a program advisor. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail) or 520.621.0898 for a referral.