The Cyberpreneurship pathway programs will prepare students with the knowledge and skills to establish their own cybersecurity business/practice. Students will learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and establish and run their own businesses within the cybersecurity technology space. Students will also acquire the knowledge and skills to assist small to medium-sized businesses address cybersecurity risks by performing risk assessments, policy evaluation, security awareness training, and solution design, along with providing managed services using standard cybersecurity tools and leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning for these organizations.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Create a business canvas (plan).
  • Create a Cyber Risk Assessment.
  • Evaluate Cyber Threat Intelligence and Automated Response.
  • Understand Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence as applied in cybersecurity.
  • Apply IT Project Management
Required Courses (30 - 31 units) Units
BUS-30 Entrepreneurship: Foundations and Fundamentals 3
BUS-56 Cyber Law 3
BUS-73 Exploring the Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
CIS-27 Information and Network Security 3
CIS-27A Computer Forensics Fundamentals 3
CUS-27B Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking 3
CIS-27F Cyber Threat Intelligence & Automated Response 3
CIS-27G Cyberpreneurship Capstone 3
CIS-87A Introduction to IT Project Management 3
Select one course from the following: Units
ACC-65 Quickbooks Accounting 3
BUS-10/10H Introduction to Business/Honors 3
BUS-24 Business Communications 3
CIS-21A Linux Operating System Administration 3
CIS-21B Linux Operating System Administration II 3
CIS-25 Information and Communication Technology Essentials 4

Associate of Science Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Cyberpreneurship will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.