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The Computer Forensics and Security minor is designed to complement a wide range of majors. The minor includes one course focused on vulnerabilities, a forensics course focused on individual computers, a forensics course focused on networks and a course on network security.

Two electives provide flexibility to tailor the minor to each student's interests and career goals. For example, a student might choose a more in-depth course in hardware, mobile applications, command line tools, networking or firewalls.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

COMPUTER FORENSICS AND SECURITY MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  COMT 21200 Ethical Hacking 3
    36320 Computer Forensics 3
    36321 Network Forensics 3
    36330 Local Area Network Security Fundamentals 3
  Choose from the following: 6-7
  COMT 11009 Computer Assembly and Configuration (4)  
    36309 Programming Mobile Applications (3)  
 WIC   36318 Survey of Information Security, Internet Fraud and Computer Forensics (3)  
    36355 Command Line Utilities (3)  
    46310 Technology of Operating Systems (3)  
    46311 Technology of Networking (3)  
    46331 Local Area Network Security and Firewalls (3)  
  MINIMUM TOTAL 18

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.