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Information Technology Minor

The information technology minor is intended for students who wish to achieve knowledge in information technology. TECH courses in the minor are designed for students to tailor content and focus activities to their own areas of study or interest. TECH 4990 and CSIS 4900 involve original research and/or technology implementation. A generic template appropriate for TECH 4990 in any topic area is available from the division director. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the APS major with a concentration in information technology.

Information Technology Minor Requirements (18 credits)
Select 18 credits from the following courses, 9 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level:

CSIS 4500 Network Security (3 credits)
CSIS 4650 Computer Graphics (3 credits)
TECH 1110 Technology in the Information Age (or competency) (3 credits) OR TECH 1111 Computer Applications (or competency) (3 credits)
TECH 1800 Introduction to Information Technology* (3 credits)
TECH 2000 Computer Technology: Impact and Implications* (3 credits)
TECH 2130 Business Applications of Technology* (3 credits)
TECH 3000 Multimedia Design (3 credits)
TECH 3010 Principles of Web Design (3 credits)
TECH 4050 Business Data Communication (3 credits)
TECH 4500 Wireless Network Infrastructures (3 credits)
TECH 4710 Basic Computer Forensics (3 credits)
TECH 4990 Independent Study in Information Technology** (3-6 credits) OR CSIS 4900 Directed Project** (3-6 credits)

*Not available for students enrolled in the computer science or computer information systems majors
** Must be taken after 15 credits of TECH minor courses


The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2013-2014 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.