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Computer Science & Digital Technologies

Computer Science & Digital Technologies

Cybersecurity Degree Program


“Growing Safety in Technology & America’s Future”

The Grambling State University Bachelor of Science Degree in Cybersecurity is growing the most equipped generation of professionals to strengthen the security and resilience of cyberspace in America and across the globe.

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GSU Cybersecurity: Real Education, Real Impact

The 120 credit-hour degree program connects students with research leaders and working professionals who specialize in big data, cloud computing, vulnerably assessment, combating cybercrimes and more. The degree program in Cybersecurity is designed for future ABET accreditation. The Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies has developed the following program educational objectives and student outcomes for all graduates of our Cybersecurity degree program.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Pursue a productive career in any computer-related field
  • Adapt the technology advances by embracing life-long learning and continued professional development through participation in computer-oriented workshops and events
  • Demonstrate Teamwork skills, professional attitude and effective communication with their peers, customers, supervisors through both written and oral means
  • Develop innovative ideas for solving emerging real-world problems and make well-rounded decisions when faced with social, ethical, and legal issues inherent to the computing field.

Student Outcomes

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats 

Enrollment Data

 
Year 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Enrollment 67 87 106
Graduates N/A 1 1

Contact Information:

Dr. Prasanthi Sreekumari, Assistant Professor/Interim Department Head

Dr. Prasanthi Sreekumari
Assistant Professor, Interim Department Head
Director of Cybersecurity Activities
Department of Computer Science & Digital Technologies
College of Arts & Sciences, 403 Main Street - Box 4257
Grambling, Louisiana 71245
Phone: (318) 274-2494, Fax: (318) 274-3230
Email: sreekumarip@gram.edu