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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Page address: http://cset.mnsu.edu/cis/undergraduate/CIT/CITProgram/CITminor/citminor.html

CIT Minor(s)


Any student enrolled as a Computer Information Science (CIT) major must be enrolled in a minor program as well. Computer Science Excluded.

  • COMPUTER INFORMATION SCIENCE MINOR

    Required for minor

    • IT 210
    • Fundamentals of Programming(4)
    • IT 214
    • Fundamentals of Software Development (4)

    (choose three of the following courses)

    • IT 483
    • Web Applications and User Interface Design(4)
    • IT 320
    • Machine Structures and Operating Systems(4)
    • IT 340
    • Introduction to Database Systems(4)
    • IT 350
    • Information Security (4)
    • IT 380
    • Systems Analysis and Design(4)
  • COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY MINOR

    Required for minor

    • IT 100
    • Introduction to Computing and Applications(4)
    • IT 202W
    • Computers in Society(4)
    • IT 210
    • Fundamentals of Programming(4)

    (choose eight credits)(choose two of the following)

    • IT 214
    • Fundamentals of Software Development(4)
    • IT 340
    • Introduction to Database Systems(4)
    • IT 350
    • Information Security (4)
    • IT 360
    • Introduction to Networking(4)
    • IT 380
    • Systems Analysis and Design(4)
  • DATABASE TECHNOLOGIES MINOR

    Required for minor

    • IT 210
    • Fundamentals of Programming(4)
    • IT 214
    • Fundamentals of Software Development (4)
    • IT 340
    • Introduction to Database Systems(4)

    (choose two of the following courses)

    • IT 440
    • Database Management Systems II(4)
    • IT 442
    • Database Security, Auditing, and Disaster Recovery(4)
    • IT 444
    • Data Mining and Warehousing(4)
  • INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY MINOR

    This minor is designed to allow the student to gain technology project experience in a cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary environment. The student will participate in the process of conceiving, designing and implementing technological solutions/products in this environment.

    Minor Core

    Study abroad to earn at least 12 credits. For international students, this must be in a country whose culture differs significantly from the student’s home country. The international program of study must be approved by both the student’s advisor and by the chair of the Computer Information Science Department. The 12 credits can be taken as IT 390 or as other courses as determined and approved by the student, advisor, and CIS chair.

    Elective

    For Majors in CIS Department (choose 8 credits)

    When this minor accompanies a major from the Computer Information Science Department, choose 8 credits of 300- and 400-level IT courses. These courses must not be included among those used to complete the requirements for the major.

    IT 300 - IT 499

    For Majors from another Department (choose 8 credits)

    When this minor accompanies a major from another department, choose 8 credits of IT courses numbered 200 and above.

    IT 200 - IT 499

  • NETWORKING & INFORMATION SECURITY MINOR

    Required for minor

    • IT 210
    • Fundamentals of Programming(4)
    • IT 214
    • Fundamentals of Software Development (4)
    • IT 350
    • Information Security (4)
    • IT 360
    • Introduction to Networking(4)

    (choose one of the following courses)

    • IT 450
    • Information Warfare(4)
    • IT 460
    • Network and Security Protocols(4)
    • IT 462
    • Network Administration and Programming(4)
  • SOFTWARE DEVLOPMENT MINOR

    Required for minor

    • IT 210
    • Fundamentals of Programming(4)
    • IT 214
    • Fundamentals of Software Development (4)
    • IT 310
    • Data Structures and Algorithms(4)
    • IT 380
    • Systems Analysis and Design(4)

    (choose one of the following courses)

    • IT 414
    • Advanced Object-Oriented Programming w/Design Patterns(4)
    • IT 480
    • Software Quality Assurance and Testing(4)
    • IT 484
    • Software Engineering(4)