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Created by a team of experts and accomplished leaders from academia and the technology sector, this curriculum prepares you for a career as a cybersecurity professional. We see you assessing modern cybersecurity challenges that threaten our privacy, security and safety, and gain both the knowledge and hands-on technical skills to protect digital assets from cyber criminals who leverage sophisticated social and cyber tactics to facilitate attacks. 

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Program Requirements

All Cedar Crest College students are eligible to take this minor. The courses in this minor are provided exclusively online through the LCMC Consortium.

Total Credits:  18

Required Courses

CYS 101 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3 credits
CYS 102 Cybercrime and Governance 3 credits
CYS 111 Modern Cybersecurity 3 credits
CYS 112 Network and System Security 3 credits
CYS 211 Cyber Forensics 3 credits
CYS 352 Capstone—Ethical Hacking 3 credits

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Aug 07
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Aug 17
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Aug 22
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The curriculum includes both required courses and three options for “elective packages”: ethical leadership, criminal behavior and deviance, and juvenile studies. These three packages enable you to delve deeper into one or more aspects of human behavior. 

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Collaborative Partnership

Building on a national movement to recognize the benefits of data-driven, research-based outcomes related to the practice of policing in our communities, Cedar Crest College, the City of Allentown, Pa., and the Allentown Police Department are entering into a new collaborative partnership. 

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