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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.

2023 Teacher Workshops

Workshop on CYB 110 Cybersecurity and Privacy, June 12 - 16, in person in Coeur d’Alene, remote attendance options will be available.

Workshop on CS 112 Computational Thinking and Problem Solving, June 20 - 23, in person in Coeur d’Alene, remote attendance options will be available.

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

Workshop Benefit

Two U of I professional development credits available per workshop.

Interest Form

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

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

Student Scholarship Available

High school students who complete both our CS112 and CYB110 courses as dual credit are eligible for a $250 scholarship to attend the University of Idaho.

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