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The minor in information technology is available to students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University. The Broad College of Business is the primary administrative unit in collaboration with the College of Engineering and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. For more information, visit the IT Minor website.
The minor is designed to provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of the role and basic mechanics of information technology in the contemporary workplace. Information technology specialists learn how to design and model information systems and business processes, plan and manage information systems projects, and program and test the resulting systems. Students develop core competencies in their primary area of study and broaden their horizons as they interact with others from different disciplinary backgrounds on real-world systems projects. Students completing the minor will be well prepared for employment in technology-oriented environments and will also understand how to be thought leaders as information technology applications continue to evolve in organizations and society.
To be considered for admission, a student must have been formally accepted into a degree program at Michigan State University. Applicants must have completed (a) Computer Science and Engineering 201 or 231 and (b) Mathematics 124 or 132.
Complete three credits in a course from the following selection
*ITM 309 taken prior to Fall 2016 fulfills this requirement