Department of Engineering, Computing, and Cybersecurity

Welcome to the Department of Engineering, Computing and Cybersecurity at the School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering at the University of the Incarnate Word. This cutting-edge department offers exciting degree paths that prepare students to become the next generation of technology leaders.


This department houses the Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) in Engineering, in Computer Information Systems (CIS), Cybersecurity (CSEC). Students in these degree programs can expect a rigorous and dynamic curriculum that blends theoretical and conceptual learning with hands-on lab work and numerous outside-learning opportunities that showcases their scientific skills and problem-solving ability.

Faculty in the department of Engineering, Computing and Cybersecurity are not only experts in the field, but they also continue to advance their skills and gain mastery in the latest developments to help ensure students are well-trained in both the core foundation of each field and their most recent advancements.

Small class sizes and a close-knit community allow our students to work closely and collaboratively with faculty and their peers, helping them form their first professional network. Students can also join the CIS/CSEC Student Advisory Group and the Crypto Cardinals as well as take part in community learning activities via programs such as miniGEMS and SEMI.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering

The Department of Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degree program with four possible tracks of specialization: management, electrical, mechanical and mechatronics.

  • Electrical Track
  • Management Track
  • Mechatronics Track
  • Mechanical Track

Students pursuing the Electronic Track explore topics in digital logic, systems and thermodynamics. Management Track students integrate courses in business, economics, accounting and financial management. Those who choose the Mechanical Track delve into mechanical design and dynamics while Mechatronics Track students blend high-level learning of both electrical and mechanical engineering.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

This fast-paced program challenges students to approach problems with deep technical expertise, an analytical mind and creative ingenuity. Students of the B.S. in CIS can further tailor their program by choosing one of three concentrations:

  • B.S. in CIS with a concentration in Cybersecurity
  • B.S. in CIS with a concentration in Networking
  • B.S. in CIS with a concentration in Programming

B.S. in Computer Information Systems


Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Systems

Interested in working at the cutting edge of security? The Cybersecurity Systems undergraduate program operates at the speed of technology and readies students to excel in a fast-changing security landscape.

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Systems


Minor in Computer Information Systems

Understanding and managing information for enterprises offers many benefits to students in any degree program. The minor equips student with the ability to navigate the information system of their field, providing them with a competitive edge in the workforce.

Minor in Computer Information Systems