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IT Minor

An IT minor is intended to provide supplementary computing expertise to enhance or assist in post-graduation career or continuing education goals. Graduates with the IT minor will normally use computers as tools in their chosen profession or provide limited computer and systems support for their work group, but will not be computing specialists.


Computer Science Minor:

The courses required for the Computer Science minor provide a solid foundation for using computers as effective tools within a chosen profession.

  • 22 hours required
  • Required Courses:
    • (4h) IT 168: Structured Problem Solving Using the Computer (PR: MAT 104)
    • (3h) IT 179: Introduction to Data Structure (PR: C or better in IT 168)
    • (3h) IT 225: Computer Organization (PR: C or better in IT 179)
    • (3h) IT 226: Advanced Practical Application Development (C or better in IT 179)
    • (3h) IT 261: Systems Development I (PR: C or better in IT 179 and IT225 or conc. reg.)
    • (3h) IT 279: Algorithms and Data Structures (PR: C or better in IT 226; MAT 160 or 260, or conc. reg. in 260)
    • (3h) One course from: IT 326, 327, 328, 340, 356, 384, 388

Information Systems Minor:

The Information Systems minor is designed for people who will use computers as tools in their chosen profession or provide computer support for people in their work group.

  • 22-23 hours required
  • Required Courses:
    • (4h) IT 168: Problem Solving for Information Technology (PR: MAT 104)
    • (3h) IT 178: Computer Application Programming (PR: C or better in IT 168)
    • (3h) IT 254: Hardware and Software Concepts (PR: C or better in IT 168)
    • (3h) IT 261: Systems Development I (PR: C or better in IT 178 and IT 254 or conc. reg.)
    • (3h) IT 262: Information Technology Project Management (PR: C or better in IT 261 or conc. reg.)
    • (3h) One course from: IT 341, 350, 353, 367, 368, 375, 378
    • (3-4h) One additional 200 or 300 level IT course
Computer Lab
Illinois State University

SchoolofIT@IllinoisState.edu

School of Information Technology
Normal, Il 61790-5150
Phone: 309.438.8338

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