Minor in Cybersecurity

The minor in Cybersecurity is designed for students with an interest in applying information security controls on information systems. The Minor emphasizes the skills necessary to defend networks and systems and to detect and react to system threats. The expertise you receive in this program will give you an edge over other individuals upon graduation and the program will give you the skills to make an immediate and meaningful impact.

This minor requires 19 semester hours (6 courses), and all coursework must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.


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Program Snapshot

Required Courses: 19 credit hours 

  • CSE 1321: Programming and Problem Solving I
  • CSE 1321L: Programming and Problem Solving I Laboratory
  • CYBR 3100: Principles of Cybersecurity
  • CYBR 3200: Network Security
  • CYBR 3210: Client Systems Security
  • CYBR 3300: Management of Cybersecurity in a Global Environment
  • CYBR 4330: Incident Response and Contingency Planning

Total Number of Credit Hours: 19


Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development

Kennesaw State University
Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development
3203 Campus Loop Road
Mail Drop #5800
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-2927

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