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Cyber Security Minor

As we have come to rely heavily on modern technologies, we have become more vulnerable to security breaches and technological terrorism. Frequently portrayed in the news, cyber security is an important issue.

Because of the needs of industries and organizations across the globe, the Mike Cottrell College of Business now offers a minor in cyber security. A minor in cyber security covers information security, network security, and computer system security. This minor will teach students the principles, issues and technologies needed in the cyber security field.

Students pursuing a minor in cyber security are required to take courses in both computer science and criminal justice.

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Students minoring in cyber security must complete the following courses:

  • CRJU 1100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CSCI 1301 – Computer Science I

Students must select one of the following 3 credit hour courses in criminal justice:

  • CRJU 4111 – Evidence
  • CRJU 4325 – Homeland Security

Students must also select two of the following 3 credit hour courses computer science:

  • CSCI 3050 – Information Security
  • CSCI 3250 – Computer Security
  • CSCI 3350 – Computer Forensics
  • CSCI 3550 – Management of Information Security
  • CSCI 4650 – Network Security

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