Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

Minors

IT Technical Minor (ITE)

24 Credit Hours

College of Engineering

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Minor Description

The IT Technical minor provides a small core of three essential technical courses meant to provide students with the conceptual and technical basis necessary to deal with more advanced topics. Rounding out the IT Technical minor are five electives to be chosen from a larger set of courses. Students are expected to develop a conceptual understanding of the IT field while developing programming skills they may apply to strengthen their major.

Total Minor Hours - 24 Hours

Core Information

This Information Technology Technical Minor is a 24 credit hour program that is open to all students, except for Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering majors, who meet the prerequisites listed.

Core Courses - 9 Hours

Required Courses:
  • CGS 3303 IT Concepts (a prerequisite is required for this course)
  • COP 3515 Program Design for Information Technology (a prerequisite is required for this course)
  • EEL 4854 Data Structures and Algorithms for IT (prerequisites required for this course)

Elective Courses - 15 Hours

Electives (choose five course from the list below):

  • CDA 3101 Computer Organization for Information Technology (prerequisites required for this course)
  • CEN 3722 Human Computer Interfaces for Information Technology
  • CEN 4031 Software Engineering Concepts for IT (prerequisites required for this course)
  • CIS 4361 Information Technology Security Management
  • CIS 4412 Information Technology Resource Management
  • COP 4610 Operating Systems for Information Technology (prerequisites required for this course)
  • COP 4610L Operating Systems Laboratory for IT (prerequisites required for this course)
  • COP 4703 Database Systems for Information Technology (prerequisites required for this course)
  • CIS 39XX Special Topics in Information Technology
  • CIS 49XX Special Topics in Information Technology
  • COP 39XX Special Topics in Information Technology
  • COP 49XX Special Topics in Information Technology
  • ETG 39XX Special Topics in Information Technology
  • ETG 49XX Special Topics in Information Technology

Additional Minor Requirements

GPA Requirement

Successful completion of the minor requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in the above listed courses.

Students must register with the IT Program undergraduate advisor prior to starting this minor program. Consultation with the undergraduate advisor will insure that students are informed of all offered courses. All catalog prerequisites and registration requirements must be met for enrollment in any of the courses required for the minor.

All students desiring to pursue the minor must meet the same entry and continuation requirements as an IT program major.

Prerequisites for Required Courses (9 credit hours): 

  • COP 2930 Special Topics for Information Technology - IT Programming Concepts
  • MAD 2104 Discrete Math or ETG 3934 Special Topics for Information Technology -Discrete Math for IT
  • PHY XXXX Any Physics course

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