| ACADEMICS | Majors & Minors | Information Technology
The Information Technology minor is an interdisciplinary minor that gives studentsthe opportunity to develop skills and capabilities for the effective use of informationtechnology in their discipline. This minor is available for all non-Computer Sciencemajors and is designed to address information technology needs and career interestswhatever their major is. To obtain a minor in information technology, students need to complete six (6) coursesfor a total of 18+ credits.Required Course:CS 101 Basics of Computer ScienceThe list of courses under each of the above three groups varies from semester tosemester. Students are strongly encouraged to contact the Information Technologyminor coordinator before registering for courses. Two Courses from Group I: Courses in this group will discuss the representation andmanipulation of data in digital form. This may include the conversion process of the datafrom a form outside the computer, the issues and trade-offs involved in developing arepresentation, and the algorithms used for the manipulation and transformation of data.Two courses from Group II: Courses in this group involve intensive, discipline-specificuse of computers (beyond email, word processing, basic spreadsheets, presentationsoftware and web browsing).One course from Group III: Courses in this group will discuss information technologyand its impact on society. At least 1/3 of the course content should relate to informationtechnology.
Contact US Information Technology Aparna MahadevProgram CoordinatorScience & Technology BuildingSuite: ST-110BPhone: 508-929-8715Aparna.Mahadev@worcester.edu