The ACES Minor offers an intensive curriculum in key technical, policy, behavioral, and social science components of cybersecurity. To prepare cyber-enabled graduates to lead in the workplace, this multidisciplinary living-learning program allows ACES students to use embedded, state-of-the-art laboratories and work collaboratively inside and outside the classroom.
The minimum GPA for students to remain in good standing in the Honors College is a 3.0 cumulative. The 3.0 GPA requirement is a consistent standard across the College, including living and learning programs. A minimum 3.2 GPA is required to earn the ACES Minor.
Students must complete 16 credits to earn the ACES Minor. Students who complete the academic minor curriculum should demonstrate the ability to apply advanced technical skills required to approach and resolve problems in cybersecurity. In addition, students should understand the broad, multidisciplinary aspects of cybersecurity, such as the political, legal, and economical ramifications of local and global cybersecurity advances and decisions. ACES Minor students will also gain professional experience through experiential learning requirements including research and team problem solving.