Minor in Cyber Security

The Minor in Cyber Security is open to all UNCW students. To earn a minor in cyber security requires completion of 18 hours, including 12 hours of core courses and 6 hours of electives, with a minimum 6 hours at the 300 level. Students must earn a C or above in all classes in the minor and a grade of at least C- in each course.

Core Courses

  • MIS 324: Information Security Management
  • MIS 320 or MIS 323 or CSC 344: Network Fundamentals
  • MIS 352: System Administration
  • MIS 322: Information Assurance and Security

Electives

  • CSC 131: Programming – Python
  • CIT 225: Platform Technologies
  • MIS 362: Information Assurance Policy
  • MIS 363: Advanced telecommunications
  • MIS 364: Web Application Security
  • MIS 365: Ethical Hacking (Note: MIS 365 will become a core course as of the 2019-20 catalog year)
  • MIS 366: Digital Forensics
  • MIS 367: Emerging network technologies
  • MIS 491: DIS (Department Chair approves case by case - cyber security focus)
  • MIS 495: Seminar (Department Chair approves case by case - cyber security focus)
  • MIS 498: Internship (Department Chair approves case by case - cyber security focus)