Minor in Information Technology

The best and the brightest of today’s students in all fields will find that completing an Information Technology minor will enhance their degree and will become more effective in their primary field of study. Adding a minor in information technology also helps you build the skills you need to be productive in a world of ubiquitous information and technology.

Program Requirements

The School of Information offers a minor in Information Technology on a space-available basis.  The minor consists of twelve (12) semester hours in Information Technology courses, as listed below:

Required Courses (6 hours):

  • LIS 2780 Database Concepts
  • LIS 3353 Technologies for Information Professionals

Six (6) hours from the following list:

  • LIS 3021 Technical Communication for Information Professions
  • LIS 3201 Research and Data Analysis for Information Professionals (Prerequisites: LIS 2780, LIS 3267, LIS 3353)
  • LIS 3267 Information Science
  • LIS 4480 IT Leadership

At least six hours of the minor must be taken with the School of Information at the Florida State University. Courses taken at another institution must be evaluated by the School of Information to determine equivalency. Courses taken to meet the minor are not applicable to any other requirement.

All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C–.” More information can be obtained by contacting the undergraduate advisors. You can search the current schedule of classes on the FSU Class Search or view the School’s planned long-term schedule of classes.

Students do not have to complete any paperwork to begin working on an Information Technology minor, and the School does not provide a certificate of completion.  It is the responsibility of your major to verify that you have completed the minor.  Any questions about the minor requirements should be directed to:

CCI Advising Center
4115 University Center C, FSU
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2651
Phone: (850) 644-7278
E-Mail: advising@cci.fsu.edu