BS in Computing and Security Technology Overview The accredited online Bachelor's in Computing and Security Technology program focuses on educating professionals in a variety of corporate, government and non-profit organizations for critical roles in computer system administration and computing security.The program emphasizes practical hands-on education and provides fundamental concepts that are supplemented by work experience. The curriculum is designed for those currently employed in the field of information technology who are seeking a career change or personal enrichment; or working adults who have already earned an associate's degree or completed approximately two years of college work.Credit for Prior LearningIf you've completed IT certifications such as A+, Oracle 9i DBA, Windows 2008+, CCNA and more, you may be eligible to earn additional credit towards your bachelor's degree. Courses within this program also help prepare you for additional certifications, offering the potential for career and salary growth.Program FeaturesFlexible, fully online program you can take at your own paceStudents may choose a concentration in either Computing Security or Computing TechnologyDrexel graduates go on to careers as network and database administrators, chief information security officers, and moreState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program allows transfer of up to 113 quarter credits from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better. Most credits will fulfill liberal arts or general classes. English Requirements COM 230Techniques of Speaking3.0ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0Mathematics Requirements MATH 181Mathematical Analysis I3.0MATH 182Mathematical Analysis II3.0MATH 183Mathematical Analysis III3.0Natural Science Electives*9.0Liberal Studies Electives**12.0Free Electives 47.0Computing and Security Technology Core Requirements CT 200Server I3.0CT 320Server II3.0CT 140Network Administration I3.0CT 330Network Administration II3.0CT 350Network Administration III3.0CT 210Linux I3.0CT 310Linux II3.0CT 340Operating Systems Architecture I3.0CT 360Operating Systems Architecture II3.0CT 380Operating Systems Architecture III3.0CT 230Web Development I3.0CT 240Web Development II3.0CT 400Network Security3.0CT 395Information Technology Security I3.0CT 420Information Technology Security II3.0CT 491Senior Project I3.0CT 496Senior Project II3.0You must select either a concentration in Computing Technology or Computing Security. See below for details.45.0Total Credits185.0*Select 9.0 credits from the following subject areas: ANAT, BIO, CHEM, ENVS, FDSC, NFS, PHEV, and PHYS. Courses from other departments may be considered with advisor approval.**You must complete 12.0 credits in Liberal Studies covering a range of subject areas in the humanities and/or social sciences: anthropology, psychology, sociology, political science, history, philosophy, literature, economics, communication, music or art.Computing Technology Concentration Requirements CT 100Microcomputer Hardware3.0CT 120Microcomputer Operating System3.0CT 220Database I3.0CT 375Database II3.0CT 425Database III3.0CT 370Object Oriented Systems Analysis3.0CT 290Client Side Programming3.0CT 431Project Management3.0Computing Technology Electives Select three of the following:9.0CT 339Computing and Security Technology Practicum CT 385Web Development III CT 390Server Side Programming CT 392Web Development IV CT 405Enterprise Programming CT 410Linux III CT 430Database IV CT 435Database V CT 438Database VI Additional Security Electives Select any four (4) Security courses from the list of required Computing Security Concentration Courses or from the list of Computing Security electives. 12.0Total Credits45.0Computing Security Concentration Requirements CT 300Security Technology Models and Architecture I3.0CT 312Access Control and Intrusion Detection Technology3.0CT 315Security Management Practice3.0CT 325Operating System Security Architecture I3.0CT 336Internet Protocol Security and Virtual Private Network Technology3.0CT 393Information Technology Security Risk Assessment3.0CT 402Network Security II3.0CT 412Information Technology Security Policies3.0CT 415Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning3.0CT 422Incident Response Best Practices3.0CT 432Information Technology Security Systems Audits3.0CT 472Security Defense Countermeasures3.0Computing Security Electives Select three of the following:9.0CT 212Computer Forensics I: Fundamentals CT 214Computer Forensics II: Forensics and Investigations CT 215Computer Forensics III: Advanced Computer Forensics CT 222Security and Information Warfare CT 225Data Mining Technology for Security CT 295Public Key Infrastructure Technology CT 326Operating System Security Architecture II CT 339Computing and Security Technology Practicum CT 355Wireless Network Security Technology CT 362Network Auditing Tools CT 382Applied Cryptography CT 407Network Security III CT 427E-Commerce and Web Security Technology Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A minimum of 24 previous college credits with a grade of C or betterCollege GPA of 2.5 or aboveRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $457 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $761 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a BS in Computing and Security Technology Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.