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Minor in Information Technology (IT)

A Minor in Information Technology is offered through the College of Engineering. To obtain a minor, a student must complete 15 credit hours of courses approved by the Department of Computer Science. The student must make a C-range grade or better with a 2.0 GPA in all courses counting towards the minor and must have at least 9 hours taken on the University of Missouri campus.

Apply

  • Meet with your advisor to plan minor courses into your schedule.
  • Complete the necessary course work.
  • Submit the application below in the semester before you are graduating.
  • It will then appear on your transcript.

Course Requirements

Students will choose from one of the following sequences. At least 9 credit hours hours of minor courses must be 2000-level or above CS or InfoTc courses. Course prerequisites are in parentheses.

Sequence 1

  • InfoTc 2610 Audio/Video I
  • InfoTc 3640 Digital Effects (InfoTc 1610 or 2610)
  • InfoTc 4640 Digital Effects II (InfoTc 3640)
  • Two 3-credit CS or IT course electives

Sequence 2

  • CS 1050 Algorithm Design & Programming I (Math 1100)
  • CS 2050 Algorithm Design & Programming II (CS 1050)
  • InfoTc 2620 Modeling and Animation I (CS 1050, 2050 co-requisite)
  • InfoTc 3620 Modeling and Animation II (InfoTc 2620 and CS 2050)
  • 1 CS or IT course elective

Sequence 3

  • CS 1050 Algorithm Design & Programming I (Math 1100)
  • CS 2050 Algorithm Design & Programming II (CS 1050)
  • CS 3380 Database Applications and Information Systems (CS 2050)
  • InfoTc 3850 Computer Systems Administration (CS 2050, junior standing)
  • 1 CS or IT course elective

Sequence 4

  • CS 1050 Algorithm Design & Programming I (Math 1100)
  • CS 2050 Algorithm Design & Programming II (CS 1050)
  • InfoTc 2810 Fundamentals of Network Technology (CS 1050)
  • InfoTc 2910 Cyber Security (InfoTc 2810)
  • InfoTc 3850 Computer Systems Administration (CS 2050)

Note: Students taking InfoTc 3610 Audio/Video II for the minor will not be required to take CS 2050 as a co-requisite. Other combinations of courses may be approved by the CS/IT advisor.

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