This minor is designed to provide students with the basic theoretical knowledge and technical skills required by today's information technology professionals. The minor courses are also available in a distance delivery format (online).
Students who successfully complete this minor will:
- Possess a foundation of technical and administrative skills needed to begin a career in the area of information technology.
- Provide solutions for organizations with respect to hardware, software, communication, planning, design, implementation, and support of various technologies.
- Employ research and critical thinking for analyzing and solving organizational challenges.
- Understand various components of the information technology, including hardware, software, communication, planning, design, implementation, and support.
- Propose solutions and apply troubleshooting strategies to deal with various technical problems.
Students pursuing a BSIT are not allowed to complete this minor. Also, students should seek approved substitution of minor courses that are also counted toward the program core and/or specialization courses. In other words, students must complete 21 credit hours of approved coursework beyond the core or specialization requirements.
The minor consists of the following seven courses and has a three-credit computer literary pre-requisite, CS 180*. A grade of C or higher is required in all minor coursework.
The IT minor courses are also all available to students in an online and web video conferencing format using our state-of-the-art technologies.
Information Technology Minor Courses (21 Credits)
- IT 200 - Foundations of Information Technology*
- IT 310 - Telecommunications and Computer Networks
- IT 320 - Computer Security
- IT 338 - Web Design, Authoring and Publishing
- IT 400 - Project Management
- IT 426 - Databases
- IT 450 Administration Information Systems
*Advanced students may earn credits for the CS 180, IT190, or IT200 courses by test-out examination. Please reference the Credit by Examination policy.
The minor consists of the following seven courses and has a three-credit computer literary pre-requisite, CS 180 *.