BSIT Network, Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking

BSIT Network, Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking

4 years

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program with a specialization in Network, Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking is a 4 years program affiliated with Westcliff University, USA.

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The widespread integration of technology across various sectors has witnessed a significant surge. However, with this increased reliance on technology, the vulnerability of information systems to threats has become inevitable. To ensure the smooth and secure operation of information systems, there is a growing need for a considerable number of skilled system administrators and security professionals.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program, specializing in Networking, CyberSecurity, and Ethical Hacking, addresses this demand by imparting fundamental and advanced knowledge in traditional computer and network security concepts and skills. The curriculum places emphasis on both the practical and theoretical dimensions of IT security, covering essential areas such as network security, vulnerability assessment, information security, digital forensics, wireless device security, and database security.

Salient Features

Core Courses

IT CORE COURSE

  1. Capstone Project 
  2. Introduction to Data Analytics
  3. Applied Statistical Analytics
  4. Database Design & Analytics
  5. Introduction to Technology
  6. Technology and Systems
  7. User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI)
  8. Information Security 
  9. Technical Documentation and Communication 
  10. Internet of Things (IoT)
  11. Emerging Technologies
  12. Discrete Mathematics 
  13. Introduction to Networking
  14. Network Routing and Switching
  15. Cloud Computing
  16. Data Structures & Algorithms Design 
  17. Programming in the Cloud
  18. Software Quality, Architecture, and Documentation
  19. Advanced Python
  20. Models of Computation 
  21. Calculus for Computing
  22. Distributed Systems
  23. Operating Systems
  24. Numerical Methods 

BUSINESS and INTEGRATIVE STUDIES COURSE

  1. Essentials of Entrepreneurship
  2. Composition 1
  3. Composition 2
  4. College Algebra
  5. Creating a Sustainable World: Technology & Energy Solutions
  6. Academic Communication
  7. The Impact of Art: Visual, Media & Design
  8. Personal Finance
  9. Speech, Debate, and Ethics
  10. Integrative Studies Capstone
  11. Psychology, Motivation, & Decision-Making

Specialization / Elective Courses

  1. Threat and Vulnerability Management
  2. Software and Systems Security
  3. Cyber Operations and Monitoring
  4. Digital forensics and incident response
  5. Compliance and Assessment

Eligibility

High School/+2/A-Level or equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognized board of Nepal or from any other board across the globe recognized by HSEB board of Nepal. For A level students, 3.5 credit hours is required.

Job Prospects

  • Software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Research scientist.