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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Information Sciences and Technology for Earth and Mineral Sciences Minor

University Park, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (ISEMS)

Information Systems are a core component of any research, educational or industrial enterprise in the Earth and Materials Sciences. In addition, the science and engineering disciplines represented in the College have a particular focus on numerical modeling and simulation systems, and on the analysis and management of very large data sets. The EMS - IST minor provides students a basic introduction to information sciences and information technology through courses in the core curriculum of the School of Information Sciences and Technology. Students then select from a group of interdisciplinary EMS courses that focus on the particular interests of the College.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing like (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 19 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (13 credits)
IST 110 GS(3) (Sem: 1-2)
IST 210(3) (Sem: 3-4)
IST 220(3), GEOG 463(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (6 credits)
Select 6 credits from GEOG 461(3), GEOG 464(3), GEOG 485(3), MATSE 419(3), METEO 473(3), METEO 474(3), PNG 430(3) (Sem:5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2015

Blue Sheet Item #: 43-05-051

Review Date: 02/24/2015

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