Information and Resources for Minor Students

In addition to the general information provided to all students, below is information specific to minors.

I want to start classes to complete the minor. What do I do next?

Once reviewing the information on the website, you should ask any additional questions to for digital forensic questions or for cyber security questions. Once all answers have been provided, you should fill out an Interest form.

I have filled out the Interest form. Now what?

Once you fill out the Interest form, it will be reviewed by the advisor and you will receive an acceptance email. You will then make a plan with your advisor using one of the following worksheets:

Who is my advisor?

The advisor for the Digital Forensics minor is Dr. Fay-Wolfe and his email address is The advisor for the Cyber Security minor is Dr. DiPippo and her email address is

Do I need to meet with my advisor?

You should meet with your advisor once every semester to discuss your progress and future plans.

What must I do when I am ready to graduate and have completed the minor?

Each College has their own "Declaring a Minor" form that must be completed with the Intent to Graduate Form prior to graduation. This form can be found on your College's website or the Dean's office.

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