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Capitol Technology University Course Catalog

    Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog

Critical Infrastructure, B.S.

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Entering the world of critical infrastructure education, students will learn about the 16 sectors of the industry and how each plays an important role in the sustainability of our critical online systems. From power grids to chemical plants, facilities management to counterterrorism, students will explore the cybersecurity and hands-on processes behind securing our nation’s energy sector, emergency services, transportation, manufacturing, and other aspects essential to the public safety, economy, and operations of critical infrastructure.

This degree program addresses the great challenges of securing today’s critical infrastructure, in how to create a robust and sustainable system that is resilient against multiple threats and hazards as well as build operational systems and programmatic capabilities for detection, protection, prevention, mitigation and response. This program provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and training to become a leader and professional in this diverse field. Students will graduate with a strong foundation in Critical Infrastructure policy, risk management, operations, and mission planning. Students will also understand each Critical Infrastructure sector and apply the latest techniques, including cybersecurity technology, to devise plans and policy for protection and rapid response.

Student Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical principles applicable to Critical Infrastructure and demonstrate the ability to apply these principles in the decision-making process.
  • Demonstrate a mastery of traditional and technological techniques of communicating ideas effectively and persuasively.
  • Demonstrate and apply in-depth knowledge as it relates to the Critical Infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and evaluate possible economic, social, legal, ethical, and environmental impacts of their Critical Infrastructure solutions.
  • Enter global organizations with knowledge of Critical Infrastructure concepts, Critical Infrastructure plans, project management processes, and team leadership skills.
  • Develop and implement Critical Infrastructure strategic management and action plans for an organization.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Critical Infrastructure concepts, project management process and team leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of security operations and administration, infrastructure and operational security, the selection and deployment access controls, security analysis and monitoring, and principles of risk, response and recovery.

Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science 121 Credits

Critical Infrastructure Core Courses (9 credits)

Construction and Facilities Management Core Courses (39 Credits)

Cybersecurity Core Courses (15 Credits)

Mathematics and Science Courses (16 Credits)

English, Humanities and Social Science Courses (24 Credits)

General Elective Courses (18 Credits)

The general electives area allows you to customize to your individual needs, whether it is easy transferability of credits or to focused courses.

  • General Elective 1 3 Semester Credit Hour(s)
  • General Elective 2 3 Semester Credit Hour(s)
  • General Elective 3 3 Semester Credit Hour(s)
  • General Elective 4 3 Semester Credit Hour(s)
  • General Elective 5 3 Semester Credit Hour(s)
  • General Elective 6 3 Semester Credit Hour(s)


*See appropriate department for approved list.

Please check with an Academic Advisor to confirm degree requirements and program electives.

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