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Dual credit: Cybersecurity and Computer Science

Dual credit courses offered through the University of Idaho Computer Science department introduce high school students to cybersecurity and computer programming concepts while laying the foundation for an undergraduate degree.

The College of Engineering currently offers two dual credit courses, CYB 110 Cybersecurity and Privacy and CS 112 Computational Thinking and Problem Solving.

Teaching dual credit in your high school

Bring these dual credit opportunities to your high school classroom. Learn the basics of the subjects, and help your students gain valuable skills applicable to all career fields. Workshop attendance is required, followed by an application to teach the course.

2021 Teacher Workshops

Teacher training for dual credit
CS 112 Computational Thinking and Problem Solving
June 14-18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location Delivery Class Capacity
U of I Boise Face to Face 15
U of I CDA HyFlex 10
U of I Idaho Falls HyFlex 10

Teacher training for dual credit
CYB 110 Cybersecurity and Privacy
June 14-18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location Delivery Class Capacity
U of I Boise HyFlex 10
U of I CDA Face to Face 15
U of I Idaho Falls HyFlex 10

Professional development workshops provide discipline-specific training including the course curriculum, assessment criteria, pedagogy, course philosophy and administrative responsibilities as a dual credit teacher.

If you are interested in these workshops but already registered for a STEM Action Center professional development course during the week of June 14, please contact Sara Seronko at smseronko@uidaho.edu to discuss arrangements to attend both.

Workshop Benefits

  • $200 stipend funded by the Idaho STEM Action Center
  • Two U of I professional development credits available

Interest Form

Complete the form below to let us know you are interested in teaching CS 112 or CYB 110.

Qualifications to teach each Dual Credit

  • A degree in the subject field or a closely related field
  • Applicable teaching or field experience

How to Apply

Register as a Student

Students interested in registering are encouraged to contact their high school counselor or fill out our interest form.

Contact Us

Computer Science

Physical Address:
Janssen Engineering Building 236

Mailing Address:

Computer Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1010
Moscow, ID 83844-1010

Phone: 208-885-6592

Fax: 208-885-9052

Email: csinfo@uidaho.edu

Web: Computer Science