2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) 
    
    Aug 17, 2022  
2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cyber Security for Information Systems - BS in Computer Information Systems


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In the Cyber Security for Information Systems concentration, students learn how to effectively assess and guide security aspects impacting the information systems of an organization. The curriculum helps students gain insights into policies and techniques to increase the security of information utilized by an organization plus issues related to privacy and ethical concerns when using information.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credits
  • General education  (45 cr.)
  • Core courses (61 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
  • Elective courses (45 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (45 cr.)


Choose nine courses from general education, BS in Computer Information Systems, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) . Elective credits should total 45 to meet program requirements (at least 20 credits must be upper level). Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor . Individual course prerequisites apply.