Minor Requirements

CIS Minors


There are three minors related to information technology. The CIS minor is for the student seriously interested in programming; the Information Studies minor is designed around business information needs; and the Digital Media minor emphasizes communication tools.

CIS Minor: 18 credits 
For students seriously interested in programming. 
Required courses: CIS 151, 152, 226, 240; three elective CIS credits from 410, 420; three other CIS elective credits (not CIS 114).

Digital Media Minor: 21 credits

Combines the study of computer concepts with publishing applications such as graphic arts, desktop publishing, web design and video/broadcast media.
 Required courses: CIS 115, 151; one from CIS 152 or 235; COM 332, 362; and two from ART 209, 251, 281; COM 251, 340, 352 or 452.

Information Studies Minor: 21 credits

Gives the student a platform of information and communication technology and sets it in the context of management information systems. 
Required courses: CIS 151, 152, 235; one from BUS/CIS 311 or BUS 305; one from CIS 328 or 334, 410, and COM/CIS 362.