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2024 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL) 
2024 Undergraduate Catalog 1.2 (SUMMER-FALL)

Cybersecurity Operations Management (B.B.A.) - Hegis Code 0599.00

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Technology, information, and data are integral parts of management activities in business, not-for-profit, and government organizations and the role of cybersecurity has become increasingly more important in protecting and optimizing the use of firm assets. This program combines cybersecurity operations and business management to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage people, processes, and organizations in an environment focused on deploying and defending organizational information technology systems.

Program Level Learning Objectives

Cybersecurity Operations Learning Goals

  • Synthesize and apply the core tenets of cybersecurity-confidentiality, integrity, and availability-to address contemporary information security problems.
  • Investigate cybercrimes and intrusions in information technology systems.
  • Apply secure programming and modern cryptographic techniques across cybersecurity technologies
  • Develop the technical proficiencies required to protect and defend computer network architectures, information systems, and applications.

Business Program Learning Goals

  • Understand the structure of an organization and processes for managing them.
  • Identify and interpret legal and ethical issues in the global business environment.
  • Consume and produce quantitative and qualitative information in order to facilitate business and/or economic decision-making.
  • Solve business and organizational problems using analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Apply rudimentary concepts from the management of technology discipline to people, process, and technology management challenges in a modern organization.
  • Recognize the impact of the global and multi-cultural environment on managing a business.
  • Employ oral communication skills to influence a professional audience.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written communications across multiple platforms and purposes.

Academic Requirements

Core/General Education: 34-55 Credit Hours

Effective for the 2022-2023 academic year, Utica University has implemented a new general education program that replaces Core. Students who are admitted, or readmitted, for the 2022- 2023 academic year or later must follow the requirements of the General Education program. Students admitted prior to the 2022-2023 academic year must follow the requirements of the Core program. For full details of program requirements, see the catalog pages for the Core program and the General Education program. Students with specific questions should consult with their academic adviser or success coach.

42 Credits

36 credits

*Students must meet any identified course prerequisite requirements. Utica University does not guarantee the availability or scheduling of any specific course(s).

Program Credits

Core/General Education Requirements 34-55 Credits
Business Core Requirements 42 Credits
Cybersecurity Operations Management Requirements 36 Credits
Free Electives 0-8 Credits
Total Program Credits 120 Credits

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