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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Cybersecurity Concentration, Computer Information Systems, B.S.


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The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Program offers the opportunity for students to develop knowledge and skills in analysis and design of business information systems, database development, software development, and networking. This program prepares students for professional careers in the rapidly changing field of computer information systems. Students develop skills in communication, teamwork and leadership which are vital to their professional careers.

The explosive growth of information technology, and in particular, cloud computing, has increased the dependence of individuals and organizations on the data and information stored on network storage devices and communicated over networks. This, in turn, has led to extremely high demand for professionals in computer and cybersecurity technologies.

The Cybersecurity concentration provides the unique opportunity for students in CIS to develop knowledge and skills in computer and network security, data encryption and decryption, cybersecurity, and ethical hacking. This concentration prepares students for professional careers in the rapidly changing fields of information technology, networking and cybersecurity.

 

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+ Course used to satisfy Junior/Senior Writing, and Speaking and Listening requirements. Computer Literacy requirement is satisfied by CS core.

 

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