Minor in Cybersecurity

The Minor in Cybersecurity is open to all UNCW students, except Cybersecurity majors. No more than 6 hours can be counted towards the minor and a student’s major. To earn a minor in Cybersecurity, the completion of 18 hours is required, including 6 hours of core courses and 12 hours of electives, with a minimum 6 hours at the 300 level or higher. Students must earn a “C” or above average in all classes in the minor, and grade of at least “C-” in each course.

Core Courses

  • CYBR 201 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
  • CYBR 202 Cyber Policy, Legal, Ethics, Compliance

 Electives

  • MIS/CYBR 324: Network Security
  • MIS/CIT 320 or MIS 323 or CSC 344: Network Fundamentals
  • MIS/CIT 352: Windows System Administration
  • CSC 131: Introduction to Computer Science
  • CIT 225: Linux Administration
  • CIT 301: Cloud Computing & Virtualization
  • MIS 322: Information Assurance
  • MIS 363: Advanced Telecommunications
  • MIS 364: Web Application Security
  • MIS 365: Ethical Hacking
  • MIS 366: Digital Forensics
  • MIS 367: Emerging Network Technologies
  • CYBR 491: DIS (Cybersecurity Program Coordinator approves case by case - cybersecurity focus)
  • CYBR 495: Seminar (Cybersecurity Program Coordinator approves case by case - cybersecurity focus)
  • CYBR 498: Internship (Cybersecurity Program Coordinator approves case by case - cybersecurity focus)
  • GGY 215: The Digital Globe
  • GGY 281: Intro to GIS
  • GGY 322: Intro to Remote Sensing
  • GGY 421: Spatial Programming
  • GGY 424: Advanced GIS
  • CRM 110: Issue in Criminal Justice
  • CRM/SOC 255: Criminology
  • CRM 310: White Collar Crime
  • CRM 390: Media, Crime, and Justice
  • PSY 275: Forensic Psychology
  • PSY 336: Industrial Organizational (IO) Psychology
  • CSC 133 Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Any CYBR course