Minor in Cybersecurity

Protect Your Career as You Protect Technology

Open up your career options by learning how to close off loopholes in technology infrastructure with a Minor in Cybersecurity from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. This interdisciplinary study of cybersecurity will cover all the critical topics in current security domain, including risk management, cloud computing, mobile security and application development security.

Secure a Bright Future

This interdisciplinary minor will benefit your future profession in the information security field, though it’s also advantageous if you’re interested in pursuing a career in system administration, management information systems, network administration, forensics, database development or software development.
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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

UHCL’s College of Science and Computer Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.


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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Minor in Cybersecurity Faculty

Hisham Al-Mubaid
Hisham Al-Mubaid

Hisham Al-Mubaid

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3802
Email: hisham@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 168

Faculty Bio

Said Bettayeb
Said Bettayeb

Said Bettayeb

Interim Associate Dean, Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281.283.3717
Email: Bettayeb@uhcl.edu
Office: B3611.14

Faculty Bio

Pradeep Buddharaju
Pradeep Buddharaju | UHCL College of Science and Engineering

Pradeep Buddharaju

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3881
Email: Buddharaju@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 173

Office hours:
Tue 5:30-7:30pm, Wed 4:00-6:00pm

Faculty Bio

Sadegh Davari
Sadegh Davari

Sadegh Davari

Department Chair of Computing and Mathematics and Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3865
Email: davari@uhcl.edu
Office: D153

Faculty Bio

Terry Feagin
Terry Feagin

Terry Feagin

Professor of Computer Science ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3880
Email: feagin@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 172

Faculty Bio

Sharon Perkins Hall
Sharon Hall

Sharon Perkins Hall

Program Chair of Computer Science and Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3868
Email: perkins@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 115

Office hours:
Tuesday 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Faculty Bio

Morris M. Liaw
Morris Liaw

Morris Liaw

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3876
Email: liaw@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 170

Office hours:
Spring 2017 & Fall 2017
Wed 1:30pm - 3:30pm &
Thu 10:00am - 12:00pm; 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Faculty Bio

Alfredo J. Perez-Davila
Alfredo Perez-Davila

Alfredo Perez-Davila

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3863
Email: perezd@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 167

Faculty Bio

Radu Vlas
Radu Vlas

Radu Vlas

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Information Technology,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3878
Email: Vlas@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 116

Faculty Bio

Wei Wei
Wei Wei

Wei Wei

Program Chair of Computer Information Systems and Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3732
Email: Wei@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 175

Faculty Bio