2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 04, 2023  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Technology - Concentration: Cyber Defense

Accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

The Cyber Defense Concentration will focus on topics in cyber security and digital forensics. The students will learn how to fortify computer networks in order to prevent security breaches from cyber terrorists or other intruders. In addition, students will learn how to recover data using digital forensics techniques. Students will also develop strong critical thinking skills and will learn by doing within a hands-on lab environment along with real-world internship experiences.

General Education Requirements

Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education  courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog.

Learning Support

Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.

Typical Program of Study


Total Credit Hours: 61

For Further Information

Allan R. Anderson
Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
Telephone: 423.354.2598


David Blair
Department Head/Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
Telephone: 423.354.5269


Danny Lawson
Dean, Business Technologies 
Telephone: 423.323.0234