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Information Systems and Technology, Minor


The Minor in Information Systems gives students with a business or liberal arts major, the option of strengthening their general studies with technical coursework.

Total Program Credits: 21

Discipline Core Requirements: 12 Credits
  INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals (3)  
Complete the following:   
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS IT 3
or CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (3)  
  INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals (3) 3
or INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing  
  IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
or CS 2810 Computer Organization and Architecture (3)  
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
or IT 3600 Internetworking and Router Management (3)  
Elective Requirements: 9 Credits
Complete 9.0 credits from the following, 6 credits of which must be upper division:  9
  INFO 2200 Computer Programming II for IS IT (3)  
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design (3)  
  INFO 3120 Management Information Systems (3)  
  INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing (3)  
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development (3)  
  INFO 3430 Systems Analysis and Design WE (3)  
  INFO 3700 Health Informatics Fundamentals (3)  
  INFO 4120 Data Visualization (3)  
  IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX (3)  
  IT 2530 Introduction to System Administration--Windows Client (3)  
  IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals (3)  
  IT 2800 Computer Forensic Fundamentals (3)  
  IT 3510 Advanced System Administration--Linux/UNIX (3)  
  IT 3530 Advanced System Administration--Windows Server (3)  
  IT 3600 Internetworking and Router Management (3)  
  IT 3700 Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. To fill the requirements for an information systems and technology minor, students must have no course grade lower than C- in any of the INFO or IT courses required for the minor.
  2. Courses may not be double-counted between the core and elective sections.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 1120
Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
  Semester Total: 12
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective 3
Elective 3
IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
  Semester Total: 9
  Degree total: 21


Information Systems and Technology

The Information Systems and Technology department is in the   Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Information Systems and Technology department, visit their website.

Information Systems and Technology department

Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to Information Systems and Technology.
  2. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, both in written and oral forms.
  3. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for Information Systems and Technology.
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