The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Cybercriminology and Security Studies with a concentration in cybercrime or a concentration in physical security is designed to equip students with a strong baseline understanding of a growing category of 21st century crime. The purpose of the B.S. degree in Cybercriminology and Security Studies is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of national, corporate, and cyber security theories and practices, and to prepare them to operate on a supervisory level within security, law enforcement, and business environments.
The events of 9/11 changed the way Americans look at all aspects of public safety. The need for resilient security professionals who are prepared to deal with every facet of national, homeland, corporate, and cyber security has never been greater. Students earning a B.S. degree in Cybercriminology and Security Studies will be prepared to take leadership roles in diverse areas of security. B.S. degree holders will have the ability to pursue terminal degrees in private security leadership, cybercrime and security, and other related fields.
Cybercrime: Under this concentration, students will develop the ability to analyze, investigate, and respond to digital threats (virtual crimes).
Physical Security: Under this concentration, students will develop the ability to analyze the global complexities and implications of corporate security, retail security, loss prevention, overall procedures, and operations.