Cybersecurity Policy Minor
The Minor in Cybersecurity Policy introduces students to the basics of cybersecurity, as well as to societal and business mandates for incorporating cybersecurity into an organization’s policies and governance structures. We study techniques for communicating about cybersecurity, and we explore solutions for sustaining cybersecurity within a variety of organizations.
This minor is available to both Durham and Manchester students.
This minor is only available to undergraduate students enrolled in the accelerated option for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management (CPRM) program. Students must be accepted into CPRM before registering for any of the courses in Category B below. Only seniors are permitted to take courses in Category B.
Five courses (20 credits) are required for the minor. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and an overall GPA of 2.0.
|Category A 1|
|HLS 455||Introduction to Cybersecurity||4|
|HLS 515||Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience||4|
|Category B 2|
|Select any three of the following:||12|
|Foundations of Cybersecurity Policy|
|Policy Development and Communications|
|Security Measures I|
|Cybersecurity Standards, Regulations, and Laws|
|Security Measures II|
|Organizations, Change Management, and Leadership|
May be taken at any time
May be taken only after acceptance into the accelerated option for the M.S. in CPRM program