Information Technology (ITE) is comprised of a set of topics encompassing technologies in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), information management, programming, information assurance, and web systems.


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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply programming principles in the construction of software systems.
  • Implement development concepts to create web-based applications.
  • Develop and interact with data sets using different tools and techniques.

Career Possibilities

There are many alternative career paths for students pursuing a minor in Information Technology. Potential careers include data analysis, web development, and database administration. The minor is an opportunity for students to further advance one's academic experiences and hence career opportunities in the expanding field of information technology.


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Minor in Information Technology


Department of Computer Science

The department of computer science is nationally and internationally recognized for research in theoretical and experimental computer science, especially in areas such as real-time algorithms, information retrieval, document analysis, parallel computing, language design, software engineering, computer science education, graphics, computational geometry, networking, information customization, cybermedia, and Internet security.


Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

The College of Engineering provides students a solid foundation in several engineering disciplines for a successful career in engineering and computer science. Through a hands-on, experiential education experience, students are enabled to achieve excellence in their respective fields.