Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Cybercrime and Security Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Cybercrime and Security is a 182-credit-hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. The program consists of 66 credit hours of general education requirements; 56 credit hours devoted to the criminal justice core; and 60 credit hours for the cybercrime and security concentration.

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Cybercrime and Security is designed to provide a solid foundation in law enforcement, the courts, and corrections, while helping students develop a baseline understanding of one of the emerging types of 21st century crime. The concentration is designed to provide a basic understanding and literacy of computer networks and their vulnerabilities along with material examining risk management as well as terrorism and criminal threats.

Mission Statement
The mission of the College of Security Studies is to offer degrees in criminal justice, homeland security, and cybersecurity to create the professionals that will address issues these fields are facing today and likely to confront tomorrow. The College anticipates industry and enterprise trends that have significant societal impact in order to provide diverse programs that cultivate professional competencies, critical-thinking, ethical decision-making, and cultural sensitivity to promote social justice and global security.

Cybercrime and Security Concentration Outcomes
• Demonstrate knowledge of the activities of the cybercrime and cybersecurity professional in the context of the criminal justice system

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

CJUS261Ethics in Criminal Justice

4.5

COMS201Technical and Professional Writing

4.5

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

POLS101Introduction to Political Science

4.5

PSYC102Introductory Psychology

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

SOCL102Introductory Sociology

4.5

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:66

Courses: Core

CJUS141Introduction to Criminal Justice

4

CJUS201Law Enforcement Operations and Report Writing

4

CJUS254Introduction to Homeland Security

4

CJUS263American Corrections

4

CJUS280Victimology

4

CJUS285Juvenile Delinquency

4

CJUS290Criminal Law

4

CJUS343Criminology

4

CJUS375Criminal Procedure

4

CJUS440The Laws of Evidence

4

PBAD201Public Administration

4

PSYC210Social Psychology

4

PSYC337Abnormal Psychology in the Workplace

4

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

Total Credit Hours:56

Courses: Concentration

CJUS240Introduction to Cybercrime

4

CJUS340Cybersecurity and Policy

4

CJUS434Terrorism and Organized Crime

4

 

CJUS475Internship

4

or

CJUS485Cybercrime Capstone

4

 

CS126Unix Fundamentals

4

CSS150Introduction to Computer Security

4

CSS200Principles of Network Security

4

CSS250Security Risk Management

4

CSS280Ethical Hacking

4

CSS340Operating System Security

4

CSS350Computer Forensics I

4

CSS351Computer Forensics II

4

HLS305Understanding Critical Infrastructures

4

IT106Introduction to Programming Logic

4

IT204Fundamentals of Networking

4

Total Credit Hours:60

Note that not all courses are offered at all campuses. Consult with your academic advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 182

Locations

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus