Department of Computer Science

What You’ll Learn

This unique program combines math, computer science, electrical engineering concepts, and non-technical cyber operations to help students build their expertise in multiple areas of the cyber defense field.

As a cyber operations engineering major, you will:

  • Demonstrate both offensive and defensive cyber operations such as system attack, infiltration, exploitation, defense, mitigation and recovery competencies.
  • Master the principles, methods and tools used in the design and implementation of embedded systems.
  • Explore security operations, process control, network security, threat reduction, incident response and other cybersecurity-related positions.
  • Understand intrusion detections, information assurance, cyber warfare, domestic and international hacking laws and the anatomy of a cyber-attack.