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Information Sciences and Technology

Information Sciences and Technology Minor

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University Park, College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST)

This minor is structured to provide students with the theoretical frameworks and skill sets necessary to compete and be productive in the information technology-intensive global context that defines the new "Information Age." Specifically, the minor will be focused on a program that will build an understanding of core information technologies and related areas of study; will prepare students for the practical application of various information sciences and related technologies; and engage students in sharpening their abilities to think critically and to work in teams. All this will be done with the intent to expose students to the cognitive, social, institutional, and global environments of Information Sciences and Technology and to then apply that knowledge as a supplement to their major.

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

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


IST 110 GS(3), IST 210(3), IST 220(3) (Sem 1-6)

Select 3 credits from IST 140(3), IST/COMM 234 GS(3), IST/WMNST 235 US(3), IST 250(3), IST 301(3), or IST 302(3) (Sem 5-8)
Select 6 credits from IST 402(3), IST 431(3), IST 432(3), IST 442 IL(3), IST 445(3), IST 452(3), IST 453(3) (Sem 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2017

Blue Sheet Item #: 45-06-037

Review Date: 4/4/2017



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