University of Wisconsin Superior

Ying Xie

 

About

Information Technology and Systems (ITS) Minor

Requirements

The ITS minor complements a student's major of study by providing the knowledge, skills, and abilities to use ITS in their field of interest. It is tailored for the student with an interest in ITS who wishes to enhance their career opportunities. The program emphasizes choice and allows students to select from a range of topics applicable to their discipline or that pique their curiosity.

22 total credits

Computer Skills required course (3 credits required):

ITS 148         Computer Applications for Productivity -- 3.00 credits
ITS 108         Business Computer Applications -- 3.00 credits

Fundamental required course (3 credits required):

ITS 230         Introduction to Information Technology -- 3.00 credits
ITS 310         Information Technology Operations -- 3.00 credits

Programming required course (3 credits required):

ITS 211         Visual Programming Fundamentals -- 3.00 credits
CSCI 201       Introduction to Programming -- 3.00 credits

Information Technology Elective courses (12 credits required):

ITS 335         Web Page Authoring -- 3.00 credits
CSCI 351       Internet Programming -- 3.00 credits
ITS 346         Database Management -- 3.00 credits
ITS 350         Networking and Communications -- 3.00 credits
ITS 360         Cyber Forensics -- 3.00 credits
ITS 364         Digital Multimedia -- 3.00 credits
ITS 370         Information Security -- 3.00 credits
ITS 380         Global E-Commerce Systems -- 3.00 credits

Senior Experience required course (1 credit required):

ITS 499         Capstone Project -- 1.00 credits

 

 

Information Technology and Systems (ITS) Certificate
Requirements

 

The ITS is ideal for students seeking individual courses to complement a current degree plan, expand their technology skills, or enhance their career projects. The certificate complements comprehensive and non-comprehensive degree programs and offers a wide variety of topics to satisfy student interests. Completion of the certificate is noted on a student's transcript.

12 total credits

Information Technology required courses (6 credits required):

ITS 148         Computer Applications for Productivity -- 3.00 credits
ITS 211         Visual Programming Fundamentals -- 3.00 credits

Information Technology Elective courses (6 credits required):

CSCI 351       Internet Programming -- 3.00 credits
ITS 310         Information Technology Operations -- 3.00 credits
ITS 335         Web Page Authoring -- 3.00 credits
ITS 346         Database Management -- 3.00 credits
ITS 350         Networking and Communications -- 3.00 credits
ITS 360         Cyber Forensics -- 3.00 credits
ITS 364         Digital Multimedia -- 3.00 credits
ITS 370         Information Security -- 3.00 credits
ITS 380         Global E-Commerce Systems -- 3.00 credits

 

*Note: ITS 108 is an acceptable substitute for ITS 148. Students in programs that include ITS 108 may contact the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science program associate for a waiver.

Students who are degree-seeking may also complete certificate requirements as part of their credits toward a degree. Non-degree-seeking students may seek the certificates through the Department of Math and Computer Science. Completion and awarding of the certificate is coordinated through the Registrar's Office that enables students to this certificate noted on their official transcript. Contact the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science for more information.