The 5-course (15 credits) undergraduate minor in Risk Management, Ethics, and Privacy is designed to prepare students to evaluate major information and big data privacy and security issues that businesses and individuals are faced with. The curriculum will examine risks companies face while collecting, storing, and managing information and their existing customers' and stakeholders' data. The coursework will focus on practical strategies to mitigate risks and explore the ways emerging technologies benefit in the context of risk management, ethics, and privacy.
Students will be prepared for entry-level positions such as:
- Information Security Analyst
- Data Privacy Analyst
- Data Security Analyst
- Security Analyst
- Information Technology Consultant
- Information Security Specialist
- Information Assurance Analyst
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, information security and information assurance are among the top 15 fastest-growing occupations, with a growth rate (2016-29) of 31% and ranks sixth in terms of median pay (over $92,000).
- Human-Centered Cybersecurity (3 credits)
- Privacy, Security and Ethics for Big Data (3 credits)
- Risk Management Leadership in the Information Age (3 credits)
- Information Assurance & Compliance (3 credits)
- Emerging Technologies and Risk Management (3 credits)