University Bulletin 2017-2018

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Minor in Information Technology

A student wishing to obtain a minor in Information Technology must complete each of the following courses with a minimum grade of "C".

Course  Course Title
CIS 115  Beginning Programming
ITE 271  Information Technology in Organizations
ITE 285  Intermediate Programming
ITE 272   System Architecture
CIS 321  Data Communication and Networking
CIS 324  Database Design, Development & Management
ITE 370  Advanced Application Development
ITE 382   Network Administration
*At least 9 hours of courses in the minor, including all 300 level courses, must be completed at the University of South Alabama.
Department of Information Systems and Technology Staff 
Professor, Information Systems Coordinator, and Department Chair Dr. Jeffrey P. Landry

Computer-based information systems have become a critical part of products, services, and management of organizations. The Information Systems discipline centers on the development of systems that will improve the performance of people in organizations. Information systems are vital to problem identification, analysis, and decision making at all levels of management. Information Systems professionals must analyze the evolving role of information and organizational processes. Their work includes the design, implementation and maintenance of the information systems that form the backbone of today's global economy. Information Systems professionals distinguish themselves by integrating technology into business. Information Systems graduates pursue professional careers as application developers, database analysts, business analysts and into managerial positions. The combination of business, technical, and interpersonal skills are what recruiters demand of Information Systems professionals.