The Information Science and Technology Center

Dakota Cotner, Coordinator

This Interdisciplinary Minor is sponsored by five departments in different colleges across CSU: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Journalism and Media Communication, and English. The minor is designed for students seeking a broad foundation in information technology, but not seeking to major in a specific information technology-related field. The minor requires 21 credits and is open to students majoring in any field other than Computer Information Systems, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. 

Effective Fall 2021

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Courses
JTC 413New Media Trends and Society3
Elective Courses
Select from the following courses: 1,218
Application Design and Development
Advanced Application Design and Development
Operating Systems and Networks
Business Database Systems
Systems Analysis and Design
Web Application Development
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Advanced Networking and Security
Principles of Digital Rhetoric and Design
Culture and Coding: Java (GT-AH3)
Culture and Coding: Python (GT-AH3)
CS1---No Prior Programming Experience
CS1--Computational Thinking with Java
CS2--Data Structures
Modern Web Applications
Strategic Writing and Communication (GT-CO3)
Corporate and Professional Communication (GT-CO3)
Web Design and Development
Data Visualization Design
Motion Graphics Design
Advanced Web Design and Development
Program Total Credits:21

Nine credits must be from upper-division courses.


Minimum of 6 credits must be completed from at least two subject codes.