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.
The Cyber Criminology minor requires the completion of 20 semester credits with 5 required courses (4 credits each). Students take courses in both the Criminal Justice and Computer Science Departments.
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.
Team-taught Interdisciplinary Course (1)
- CS 110/ CJ 110 - Introduction to Cyber Criminology (1)
Criminal Justice Courses (1)
- CJ 325 - Cyber Law and Policy *
Computer Science Courses (3)
- CS 111 - Computing I
- CS 228 - Computer Forensics
- CS 230 - Computer Networks *
(*Course not offered every academic year)