Cybersecurity Minor

The cybersecurity minor provides students with a broad introduction to current security-related topics. It not only gives the student a solid foundation in security fundamentals but also flexibly combines with a number of majors, such as business, computer science, and mathematics. This allows the student to position him or herself for a particular area of the information security job market, from managerial to software development.

The cybersecurity minor includes the following coursework:

  • Computer programming and problem solving
  • Software development tools
  • Networks
  • Computer security
  • Software security
  • Ethics

Please consult the UMW Academic Catalog Entry for the minor for specific and up-to-date major requirements.