Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Fraud, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

The Fraud minor provides instruction to students about the various components of internal controls, the types of security breaches organizations encounter, and the uniqueness of fraud in any organization. Students will also learn about the different types of fraud, and the principles of fraud prevention, detection, and how to assess for fraud.  This minor will be of great benefit to any majors.  All industries and organizations are susceptible to fraud, and the minor will be relevant to most careers in management, compliance, accounting, security, and administration.  Moreover, the Fraud minor introduces students to the knowledge requirements needed to become Certified Fraud Examiners.   

Related Links

Fraud, Minor Program Page

Homeland/Corporate Security Studies Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses number 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
  • Students graduating in December 2015 and thereafter may only use 6 credits from their academic major towards the completion of an academic adviser.
Core Requirements
CSS 120Introduction to Private Security3
CSS 351Fraud3
CSS 354Risk Assessment and Fraud Prevention3
CSS 360Specialized Fraud Schemes3
Select two of the following:6
Physical Security
Personnel Security
Corporate Security Law
Corporate Security Investigation
Total Hours18

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Summer 2019
Revised 8-2019