Cybersecurity Minor

A minor in Cybersecurity may be earned by a student in any University bachelor’s degree program. This minor provides students with an opportunity to help infuse cybersecurity fundamentals into other degree programs. To qualify for a Minor in Cybersecurity, students must complete a minimum of 18 credits as described below with a minimum grade of C­ in each course.

CURRICULUM CREDITS

Course Requirements

(1) All students must take the following four courses:

CPEG 465/CPEG 665​ | ​ELEG 465/ELEG 665​ | ​CISC 465/CISC 665 | MISY 465/MISY 665 : Intro to Cybersecurity
CPEG 494/CPEG 694| ​ELEG494/ELEG 694 : System Hardening and Protection
CISC361 : Operating Systems
CPEG 419/CISC450 : Computer Networks I

(2) And two of the following courses:

CPEG 470 : Web Applications Security
CPEG 471 : Pen Test and Reverse Engineering
CPEG 472 : Applied Cryptography
CPEG 473 : Cloud Computing and Security
CPEG 474 : Scada Systems and Security
CPEG 475 : Embedded Computer Systems
CPEG 476 : Secure Software Design
CPEG 495/695​ | ​ELEG 495/695​ ​(a): ​Digital Forensics
CPEG 496/696| ​ELEG 496/696​ ​(a): ​Topics in Cybersecurity
CPEG 497 : Advanced Cybersecurity
MATH549 : Coding Theory and Cryptography
CRJU457 :​ Criminal Evidence

TOTAL CREDITS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

(a) The listed 400 and 600­-level courses are open to any student who has completed the necessary prerequisites (or obtained permission of instructor). Other courses can be included upon approval by the minor administration committee.

Further inquiries about the Cybersecurity Minor can be made to Professor Chase Cotton at (302) 831­-8517 or ccotton@udel.edu.