Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

Cybersecurity Minor


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Objectives:

This minor is designed to prepare students with the technical skills for entry into cybersecurity positions in industry, government agencies, or the military.

Competencies, Knowledge, or Skills to be Achieved:

A student who completes this minor will have a sound technical foundation in the disciplines required for cybersecurity including computer organization and architecture, computer networks, computer security, and cybersecurity. The content of this minor is based on knowledge unit recommended by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) for the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. 

Structure of the Minor:


Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)


Required Course in Computer Organization/Architecture (3 Credit Hours)


One of the following courses:

Required Course in Computer Networks (3 Credit Hours)


One of the following courses:

Elective (3 Credit Hours)


One of the following courses:

Note:


Students majoring in Computer Science will be required to take two elective courses, or one elective course plus one additional computer science course at the 300/400 level. 

Total Credit Hours Required:


15, at least 9 of which must be completed at The Citadel.

This minor is not approved for students majoring in Cyber Operations.

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