Information Technology Minor

The University offers an interdisciplinary minor in Information Technology. To earn a minor in Information Technology, students must apply in writing to the Chair of the Computer Science Department. To complete the minor, four (4) of the five (5) courses must be taken outside the student’s major department. No course may fulfill both major and minor requirements, but courses in the minor may be used to fulfill general education requirements. No Information Technology minor will be awarded without compliance with the above format.

The minor requires five (5) courses as follows:

Three (3) required courses:

  • BUIS 200 Introduction to Business Systems
  • CSCI 120 Introduction to Information Technology
  • CSCI 140 Introduction to the Internet, Graphics, and Multimedia

Two (2) electives from the following list:

Communication Arts:

  • COMM 200 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design
  • COMM 225 Multimedia Design
  • COMM 316 Advanced Multimedia

Computer Science:

  • CSCI 108 HTML, JavaScript Programming, and Web Site Development
  • CSCI 130 Computer Science I Using Java
  • CSCI 230 Principles of Information Technology Operations
  • CSCI 215 Computer Science II Using Java
  • CSCI 258 Introduction to Operating Systems using UNIX
  • CSCI 306 Introduction to Visual Basic
  • CSCI 320 Windows Server and Client Management
  • CSCI 345 Computer and Network Security


  • GEOG 214 Geographic Techniques – Quantitative Methods
  • GEOG 216 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


  • MATH 208 Biostatistics
  • MATH 307 Intermediate Statistics