The bachelor of science in Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations (Cyber or CYAOP) is offered through Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology. It is designed to build a strong technical background that allows students to solve intractable real-world problems in cybersecurity. Technical coursework is supplemented with courses in risk, computer law, information technology risk management, and decision theory which round out the program and provide students with broader problem-solving skills and an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of cybersecurity.
Entrance to Major Requirements
- earned a minimum of 2.00 cumulative GPA
- completed with a grade of C or better: CYBER 100, IST 140 or CMPSC 101 or CMPSC 121, IST 210, IST 220, IST 242, STAT 200
- 40-70 graded Penn State credits (excludes transfer and AP credits)
Required coursework for the Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations degree can be found in the University Bulletin.