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Minor in Information Systems

The IS minor consists of three required IS courses, a required programming course, and two IS electives. Course descriptions can be found in the Course Catalog.

The three required IS courses are:

  • IS 101 – Introduction to Computer-Based Systems OR COMP101 Computational Thinking and Design OR any IS upper-level elective.
  • IS 202 – Systems Analysis Methods
  • IS 300 – Management Information Systems

The student may choose one of the following for the programming course:

  • IS 125 – Information Systems Logic & Structured Design  OR  IS 147 – Introduction to Computer Programming

Plus two elective from the following list:

  • IS 303 – Human Factors in Computer System Design
  • IS 310 – Software and Hardware Concepts
  • IS 320 – Advanced Business Applications
  • IS 325 – Introduction to Management Science
  • IS 350 – Business Communications Systems
  • IS 387 – Information Architecture for the Web
  • IS 403 – User Interface Design
  • IS 430 – Information Systems and Security
  • IS 438 – Project Management
  • IS 460 – Health Care Informatics I

Notes:

  1. The IS minor is not available to IS or BTA majors.
  2. CMSC 201 will be accepted as a substitute for IS 125 or 147 for students who are or were declared CMSC or CMPE majors.
  3. The IS minor constitutes 18 credits, including 9 upper-level credits.
  4. Some of the courses in the list of options have prerequisites that are not part of the minor.
  5. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.