Information Security Management Minor

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The minor in Information Security Management is offered to all business and non-business students at EWU, except those who are pursuing a major/minor in MIS or a major/minor in CS. Students develop a solid foundation to handle information security and privacy competently in our modern society. 

Requirements
IT Literacy
MISC 211INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
IT Technical Background
MISC 372DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK FUNDAMENTALS4
MISC 373BUSINESS DATABASE APPLICATIONS4
Required Core
MISC 486INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT4
Note 1: IT literacy and technical background courses may be obtained through different courses or experiences. Please consult with the program coordinator or the department chair. Note 2: Management Information Systems major/minor and Computer Science major/minor may not pursue this minor due to too many possible double counted courses.
Total Credits16

Student Learning Outcomes–Students will

  • identify information security management issues;
  • assess the effectiveness and efficiency of information security management;
  • advocate the impact and consequence of potential information security management issues in both professional and non-professional language.