Minor in Applied Computing

All disciplines can benefit from computing technology. The various tracks of this multidisciplinary minor are designed to provide the knowledge of modern computing technology you need to be more effective in your major area of interest, such as the management of electronic medical records for nurses and the ability to create attractive websites and blogs for journalists and creative writers. To learn more about why a digital education will provide you major advantages, visit the coursepower website.

To enroll in the Minor simply visit the Undergraduate Division of your College. This is typically the same office you visited to declare your major. If your major is in the College of Engineering & Computing then you should go to our Student Services office.

All tracks of the minor begin with the following two fundamental courses:

CSCE 101: Introduction to Computer Concepts
CSCE 102: General Applications Programming

The student will then choose one of the following tracks:

Media Arts Track

Requires the following 2 courses:

CSCE 201: Introduction to Computer Security
MART 210: Digital Media Arts Fundamentals

Then 2 more courses from

MART 380: New Media Art
MART 581D: New Media Art Advanced: Game Design
MART 371: The Moving Image
MART 571C: Moving Image Advanced: Animation

Information Science and Architecture Track

Requires the following 2 courses:

CSCE 204: Program Design and Development
SLIS 301: Information Storage and Retrieval

Then 2 more courses from the following:

SLIS 402: Management within Information Environments
SLIS 420: Communication and Information Transfer
SLIS 430: User Centered Information Architecture
SLIS 435: Digital Information Infrastructure

Information Security and Privacy Track

Requires the following 2 courses:

CSCE 201: Introduction to Computer Security
CSCE 522: Information Security Principles

At least 2 of the following courses:

CSCE 548: Building Secure Software
CSCE 557: Introduction to Cryptography
CSCE 517: Computer Crime and Forensics

Geographic Information Systems Track

Requires the following 2 courses:

GEOG 341: Cartography
GEOG 363: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

And 1 of the following courses:

CSCE 201: Introduction to Computer Security
CSCE 204: Program Design and Development

And 1 of the following courses:

GEOG 554: Spatial Programming
GEOG 563: Advanced GIS
GEOG 565: GIS Databases and their Use

E-Commerce for Tourism Track

Requires the following 4 courses:

CSCE 201: Introduction to Computer Security
ITEC 447: Management of Information Technology
ITEC 584: Hospitality and Tourism Technology
ITEC 586: eCommerce Technology in Hospitality

Web Development Track

Requires the following 4 courses:

CSCE 204: Program Design and Development
MART 210: Digital Media Arts Fundamentals
ITEC 362: Web-based Support Systems
ITEC 562: Advanced Web Support Systems

Networking Track

Requires the following 4 courses:

CSCE 201: Introduction to Computer Security
ITEC 345: Introduction to Networking
ITEC 445: Advanced Networking
ITEC 545: Telecommunications

Project Management Track

Requires the following 4 courses:

CSCE 204: Program Design and Development
ITEC 447: Management of Information Technology
ITEC 560: Analysis and Applications of Project Management Software
ITEC 564: Project Management for Information Systems

Database Technology Track

Requires the following 4 courses:

ITEC 264: Computer Applications in Business I
ITEC 346: Computer Applications in Business II
ITEC 370: Database Systems in Information Technology
ITEC 570: Database Management and Administration