Information Security

(18 semester hours)


Companies in virtually every industry are spending increasing amounts of resources addressing Information security in the new networked world in which they now do business  There is a rapidly growing need for both managerial and technical expertise in the information security realm.  The Information Security Minor, open to all university students, offers students from any major the managerial and basic technical skills critical for understanding, and addressing information security concerns within organizations.

The minor provides students with an applied/managerial perspective on the information security issues faced by organizations, an understanding of how organizations address those issues both culturally and administratively, as well as insight and experience with some of the leading as well as emerging technologies applied in the information security realm.   


A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for all courses in the minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with the department below. This minor is open to all university students.

Admission to most Farmer School of Business minors is limited and the respective departments are responsible for managing their enrollments. Students may enroll in a maximum of two Farmer School of Business minors. Some minors are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis while others have entry restrictions or requirements. Therefore, to increase the likelihood of gaining entry into a FSB minor, interested students should contact the department offering the minor as early as possible in their academic careers. Completion of a FSB minor may require taking coursework during summer and winter terms and/or online.


Department of Information Systems and Analytics
3095 Farmer School of Business
Oxford, OH 45056