Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Cybersecurity Minor

This minor is designed to provide students with a broad range of courses in cybersecurity and related areas. Almost every aspect of modern communications is subject to cybersecurity attacks. Cybersecurity techniques and associated hardware and software are growing at an accelerating pace. Along with these fast-paced technologies, the attacks are becoming more sophisticated and frequent. As a result, new and exciting jobs in cybersecurity are emerging on a daily basis.

Program Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours is required from the following courses monitored by a faculty advisor in the Department. Admission to the minor requires completion of at least 24 credits in the student’s major with a grade point average of 2.0. Successful completion of the minor requires a grade point average of 2.0 in courses making up the minor.

To obtain a minor in the Department of Technology, students must take at least nine credits in the minor beyond those used in their major, technical, or professional courses in another degree in the Department of Technology or another minor.

Students can obtain only one minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology, and that minor cannot be in another concentration in their degree.

Only six transfer credits can be used toward a minor in a degree or concentration in the Department of Technology, and they must be equivalent to courses in the minor. Transfer courses are subject to review by the minor advisor and subject matter expert.

Any exceptions to these policies must be approved by a vote of the Department faculty.

Required Courses: (9 credits)

Choose three courses from the following: (9 credits)