The Cyber Criminology interdisciplinary minor equips students with the knowledge and skills required to understand crimes and criminal behavior on the Internet.  Cybercrime is any crime that involves a digital device and a network. The minor in "Cyber Criminology" provides students with an overview of the legal and technical issues faced by the criminal justice system and society in addressing crime involving computers and related networking technologies. This minor exposes students to the principles, issues, and technologies pertinent to the field of cybercrime. Students will complete 5 courses to earn a minor in Cyber Criminology.

Minor Requirements Include:

  • Full-time degree candidates from any major.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required at the time of the registration for a minor.
  • Successful completion of five courses selected from the required courses. A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required in the courses for the minor.

    Required Courses:

    • CJ 214 - Introduction to Cyber Criminology
    • / CS 214   - Team Taught*
    • CJ 215 - Cyber Law and Policy
    • CS 111 - Computing I
    • CS 228 - Computer Forensics
    • CS 230 - Computer Networks and Security
    • ***

      *, **, ***

      *A computer science student doing this minor cannot count this course as an elective for his major.

      ** Students must take Introduction to Cyber Criminology prior to taking Cyber Law and Policy.

      *** Students must take CS111 prior to taking CS230.