Computer Security, Minor
Minor in Computer Security (225002M)
The Computer Security Minor provides an educational foundation in the policy, management, and technical aspects of computer and information security. Students explore the criminology of high technology crime, the legal aspects of information security, the investigative process, and basic digital forensic methods. In addition, students will receive technical instruction in computer hardware and networking. Individuals working in security and investigative fields that seek to enhance their technical skills and beginners with a general interest in the subject area are welcome.
A minor in Computer Security may only be awarded at the time a student receives a baccalaureate degree.
The following information has official approval of The Department of Computer Science and The College of Engineering and Polymer Science, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Minor in Computer Security” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the minor to be noted on the student’s record. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|2235:281||Computer Forensic Methods||3|
|2440:202||Router and Routing Basics||3|
|or 2440:282||Microsoft Networking II|
|3800:234||Computer and Information Security||3|
|3800:101||Introduction to Security Administration Technology||3|