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The importance of Information Technology in today’s markets is undeniable; its uses can be found in virtually every profession you can imagine. The Information Technology minor at Champlain College provides a versatile technological foundation that will give you an edge over your competition as you enter the workforce.
The Information Technology minor curriculum gives you a broad exposure to the computing world and is flexible enough that you’ll be adding to your marketable knowledge base no matter what you major in. Skills built through this minor provide a valuable supplement to business, finance, creative, and other professional pursuits, and you’ll enhance your current portfolio to include a set of IT skills, which will add value to your degree and improve job prospects upon graduation.
The 18-credit Information Technology minor is open to students from all majors with the exceptions of majors in the Division of Information Technology & Sciences (ITS), as most topics covered in the minor are already covered in the ITS majors. You’ll complete two required foundational IT courses and then select two specialty tracks in Digital Forensics, Networking, Programming, or Security to complete the minor with a total of six courses.
Depending on the courses that you take, you’ll be able to:
Choose two of the following tracks:
If you’d like to learn more about Information Technology courses, uses, types, or jobs, ask a question, and someone from our Admissions team will put you in touch with the faculty or staff member who can best answer it.
*Students who select both the Networking and Security tracks will take SEC-345 Information Assurance to replace one NET 150 Network Fundamentals course, which is a requirement for both tracks.
**Students can choose one of the two programming tracks for their Information Technology Minor.