Cybersecurity Minor


University of Detroit Mercy's 18-credit-hour minor in Cybersecurity is designed to provide you with a foundation in database networking and cybersecurity principles. This minor focuses on theoretical principles rather than specific software or network components. Topics covered include network security, software security and information security. This minor is a strong addition to many majors including Criminal Justice, Health Information Management and Nursing.

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    Requirements for the Cybersecurity Minor (18 credits)

    Requirements (18 credits)

    • CIS 1010 Foundations of Cybersecurity (3 credits)
    • CIS 4070 Software Testing and Quality Assurance (3 credits)
    • CIS 4560 Database Design (3 credits)
    • CIS 4570 Networks (3 credits)
    • CIS 4650 Information and Society (3 credits)
    • CIS 4710 Ethical Hacking (3 credits)

Program Contact Information

Gregory Laidlaw, DMIT, CISSP
Lecturer and Chair
Department of Cybersecurity & Information Systems
Briggs Building, Room 213
McNichols Campus

Telephone: 313-993-3337
Fax: 313-993-1166