Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook

Bachelor of Science, Cybersecurity Engineering (Program Description)

Cybersecurity Engineering is a high-quality program focused on education, professional development, and research to prepare outstanding cybersecurity engineering graduates and to provide service to the community. The program is interdisciplinary and encompasses a range of disciplines including computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, engineering, science, and mathematics. The program educates students in the fundamental core of Cybersecurity Engineering of physical systems and its cutting-edge, high-impact areas focusing on industrial plans, smart-grid and hardware security. 

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates are expected to be prepared with a solid and competitive foundation focusing on the state-of-the art advances in the specialized concentration area. Graduates are expected to be known for their accomplishments and attain the following within a few years of graduation.

  • Demonstrate competency in developing solutions in a specialized area of electrical and/or computer engineering either individually or through interdisciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrate success in technical or business activities through engineering ability, communication, professional, and ethical skills and knowledge.
  • Be distinguished high-in demand engineering professionals as innovators and entrepreneurs.
  • Demonstrate professional growth through post-graduate education, continuing education, or professional activity.

For program purpose, and learning outcomes see the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

For an example degree plan see the Bachelor of Science, Cybersecurity Engineering (Plan of Study) 

*Course offering frequency subject to change*

Program Curriculum: 120 Total Credits

College Skills & Co-Curricular (8)

All majors are required to complete an approved internship/professional experience prior to graduation.

General Education (37)

Click here to view the complete list of General Education offerings. The State of Florida requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of general education for the baccalaureate degree. The following are required for the B.S. in Cybersecurity Engineering.

Arts and Humanities (6-9)

Social Sciences (3-6)

Capstone Design Sequence (6)