The Information Technology minor equips students with theoretical and hands-on skills in programming, networking, software engineering and databases. These skills can lead to programming jobs, networking positions, IT positions and more. 

Student must have officially declared a major.

Program Benefits

The Information Technology (IT) minor is designed to provide students with a practical set of courses focused on information technology that can supplement their major. Our program features a diverse array of courses that span a broad spectrum of IT topics, providing students with a robust foundation in this field. With a focus on flexibility, students have the freedom to tailor their own unique pathway within the minor, aligning it with their specific interests and career goals. 

Furthermore, our commitment to providing small class sections ensures that students benefit from more personalized attention and interaction with our experienced professors.

Career Options

Having an IT minor can significantly enhance students' skill set, employability and adaptability in a technology-driven world. It complements a wide range of majors and offers valuable knowledge and competencies that can benefit you both professionally and personally.

For more detailed career information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the Information Technology minor and the courses offered toward the program.

Information Technology, Minor

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Computer Science at (773) 442-4720.

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