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.Upon Graduation, you will be able to:Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solutionDesign, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needsFunction effectively on teams to accomplish a common goalUnderstand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilitiesCommunicate effectively with a range of audiencesAnalyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and societyRecognize the need for and engage in continuing professional developmentUtilize current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practiceCredit 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. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.You can transfer 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. Computing & Security Technology Core Requirements CT 140Network Administration I3.0CT 200Server I3.0CT 210Open Server I3.0CT 310Open Server II3.0CT 320Server II3.0CT 330Network Administration II3.0CT 395Information Technology Security I3.0CT 420Information Technology Security II3.0Select a concentration in either Computing Technology or Computing Security (See Below)27.0Information Science Requirements INFO 101Introduction to Computing and Security Technology3.0INFO 102Introduction to Information Systems3.0INFO 103Introduction to Data Science3.0INFO 200Systems Analysis I3.0INFO 210Database Management Systems3.0INFO 215Social Aspects of Information Systems3.0INFO 310Human-Centered Design Process & Methods3.0INFO 355Systems Analysis II3.0INFO 365Database Administration I3.0INFO 420Software Project Management3.0Programming Requirements9.0Choose one of the following sequences INFO 151& CS 171& CS 172Web Systems and Services Iand Computer Programming Iand Computer Programming II INFO 151& INFO 152& INFO 153Web Systems and Services Iand Web Systems and Services IIand Applied Data Management Computing & Informatics Requirements CI 101Computing and Informatics Design I2.0CI 102Computing and Informatics Design II2.0CI 103Computing and Informatics Design III2.0CI 491 Senior Project I3.0CI 492 Senior Project II3.0CI 493 Senior Project III3.0Mathematics Requirements Choose a Mathematics Sequence12.0MATH 101& MATH 102& MATH 180Introduction to Analysis Iand Introduction to Analysis IIand Discrete Computational Structures MATH 121& MATH 122& MATH 180Calculus Iand Calculus IIand Discrete Computational Structures MATH 181& MATH 182& MATH 183Mathematical Analysis Iand Mathematical Analysis IIand Mathematical Analysis III† Natural Science Requirements*8.0Liberal Studies Requirements ENGL 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 Genres3.0COM 230Techniques of Speaking3.0Liberal Studies Electives**12.0University Requirements UNIV CI101The Drexel Experience2.0or CI 120 CCI Transfer Student SeminarCIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development0.0Free Electives 36.0Total Credits188.0†Also choose Quantitative methods elective from any non-required MATH course, STAT 201, or SOC250*Select any non-required courses from the following: ANAT, BIO, CHEM, ENVS, FDSC, NFS, PHEV, PHYS, HSCI, GEO, ENSS. **Select any non-required courses from the following: ANTH, COM, ENGL, HIST, PHIL, PSCI, PSY, SOC, WRIT, ECON, ENTP, ARTH, FMST, MUSC, TVST, VSSTIf you pursue a Business Administration Minor, MIS classes do not count towards the Business Administration Minor. You must choose another option to fulfill the Business Administration Minor requirements.Concentration in Computing TechnologyComputing Technology Concentration Requirements CT 295Public Key Infrastructure Technology3.0CT 335Mobile Applications3.0CT 350Network Administration III3.0CT 415Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning3.0INFO 366Database Administration II3.0Computing Technology Electives Select two:6.0CT 355Wireless Network Security Technology CT 362Network Auditing Tools CT 393Information Technology Security Risk Assessment CT 402Network Security II Security Technology Electives Select two:6.0CT 212Computer Forensics I: Fundamentals CT 222Security and Information Warfare CT 393Information Technology Security Risk Assessment CT 415Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning Total Credits27.0Concentration in Computing SecurityComputing Security Concentration Requirements CT 212Computer Forensics I: Fundamentals3.0CT 312Access Control and Intrusion Detection Technology3.0CT 400Network Security3.0CT 412Information Technology Security Policies3.0CT 422Incident Response Best Practices3.0CT 432Information Technology Security Systems Audits3.0CT 472Security Defense Countermeasures3.0Computing Security Electives Select two:6.0CT 325Operating System Security Architecture I CT 402Network Security II CT 393Information Technology Security Risk Assessment CT 415Disaster Recovery and Continuity Planning Total Credits27.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria Transfer StudentsA minimum of 24 previous college credits with a grade of C or better, and earned within the past 15 years from a regionally accredited institution. Credit for courses in science, mathematics, information technology, computer science, and information science will only be given for courses taken within the past 10 years. First-Year StudentsBetween 0 – 23 previous college credits from a regionally accredited institutionMust have been out of high school for a minimum of 2 yearsRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed application Transfer StudentsOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended First-Year Students Official high school transcriptsOfficial ACT/SAT scores Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended Additional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $489 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $814 per credit) This program is eligible for Financial Aid.Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the BS in Computing and Security Technology Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.