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Cyber Security Systems / Accounting, Bachelor of Science / Master of Science

Computer Science, Mathematics and Science

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, College of Professional Studies
Queens Campus


Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.

Students should apply for admission to the dual BS/MBA program during the second semester of their junior years, in consultation with their advisors and the respective undergraduate and graduate deans. Ideal candidates for the program demonstrate the ability to meet the same entrance requirements as for all Peter J. Tobin College of Business graduate programs:

  • an overall 3.25 average in their undergraduate courses
  • Candidates must seek approval from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business and the graduate admissions office for a transcript evaluation. Please note that all coursework and grades received, from all schools attended must be added to determine the final undergraduate GPA.


Common Core Requirements  42 credits
ART1000C*The Creative Process3
DNY1000CDiscover New York3
ENG1000CEnglish Composition3
ENG1100CLiterature in Global Context3
HIS1000CEmergence of a Global Society3
LAC1000C*Language and Culture3
PHI1000CPhilosophy of the Human Person3
PHI1020 seriesEthics3
SCI1000CScientific Inquiry3
SPE1000CPublic Speaking for the College Student3
THE1000CPerspectives on Christianity- A Catholic Approach3
THE1040 seriesMoral Theology3
THE3 additional credits in Theology3

* A second language (6 credits) may be substituted for these courses.

Other Liberal Arts Requirements  21 credits
ECO1001Principles of Economics I3
ECO1002Principles of Economics II3
MTH1008Matrix Methods3
MTH1009Calculus I3
MTH1013Probability and Statistics I3
MTH1014Probability and Statistics II3
SCI3 additional credits in Biology, Chemistry
or Physics
Major Area Requirements  36 credits
CUS1115Computer Programing Fundamentals I3
CUS1116Computer Programing Fundamentals II3
NET1001Data Communications3
NET1011Networking Fundamentals3
NET1015Routers and Router Concepts3
CSS1005Fundamentals of Cyber Security3
CSS1011Network Security3
CSS1012Network Perimeter Security3
CSS9 additional credits selected from:9
CSS1001Introduction to Information Security 
CSS1008Healthcare Information Security 
CSS1015Wireless Security 
CSS1021Cyberlaw and Ethics 
CSS1025Linux and UNIX Security 
CSS1032Cyber Threats and Detection 
NET1031Wireless Networking 

Course taken in senior year offered by the Tobin College

CIS645Database Management3


Specialized Area Requirements  27 credits
  College of Professional Studies courses
ACC1007Fundamentals of Accounting I3
ACC1008Fundamentals of Accounting II3
BLW1001Law and Business3
MGT1001Principles of Management I3
MGT1003Financial Management3
MKT1001Principles of Marketing3
  Tobin College of Business courses
ACC3341Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC3342Intermediate Accounting II3
ACC638Business Entities and Combinations3
Graduate Courses Completed During the Fifth Year of Study24 credits
ACC623Auditing Problems3
ACC639Government and Not-for-Profits3
ACC620Cost Administration3
TAX610Individual Tax Planning3
ACC624Information Technology Auditing3
ACC632Critique of Accounting Theory3
ACC622Advanced Managerial Accounting3
ACC636Accounting for Financial Institutions 
TAX635Business Tax Planning3