Information Science & Technology, Minor

The minor in Information Science and Technology provides students with a choice of 5 courses that focus on programming, operating systems and database technologies that can be applicable for a technological foundation to complement any major.

Undergraduate Contact Information:

Dr. Slobodan Vucetic, Chair
Science Education and Research Center, Room 304
215-204-8450

Dr. Gene Kwatny, Vice Chair
Science Education and Research Center, Room 304
215-204-8450

Ms. Wendy Urban, Faculty Advisor
Science Education and Research Center, Room 352
215-204-5236
wendy.urban@temple.edu

Minor Requirements

Students desiring a minor in Information Science and Technology are required to satisfy the following:

Select 5 of the following: 119-20
Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming in Python
Program Design and Abstraction
Honors Program Design and Abstraction
Mathematical Concepts in Computing I
Honors Mathematical Concepts in Computing I
Database Management Systems
Data Structures
Architecture, Operating Systems and Networking
Total Credit Hours19-20
1

A 3xxx level CIS course may replace one of the courses above with faculty advisor approval.  CS majors who want an IS&T minor must take CIS 2109, CIS 3309 and a 3xxx-level IS&T course distinct from the CS courses (selected with IS&T faculty advisor). If a student has taken CIS 4331, that student may not take CIS 2109 and will need to see the faculty advisor for a replacement course.

Residency Requirements: At least 3 courses required for the minor must be completed at Temple. At least 3 CIS courses must be completed at Temple.