Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Slippery Rock University

Information Systems, Minor

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
  • A student cannot major or minor in the same discipline/academic area, but my minor in a specialization offered by his/her major department.
  • The Information Systems minor must submit this self-maintained progress sheet to the Computer Science Department for verification.
Required Courses
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Computing and Programming
Programming Principles
Information Systems Application Development
MIS 210Productivity Software3
or CPSC 210 Productivity Software
MIS 323Data Base Systems3
or CPSC 323 Fundamentals of Database Systems
Select one ofthe following:3
Challenges of Computer Technology
Challenges of Computer Technology
Introduction to Computer Forensics
The Communication Age
Business Data Communications and Technologies
Select one of the following groups (A-E):9
Group A – Business Specialization
Accounting Information Systems
Management Information Systems
Principles of Macroeconomics
Financial Accounting
Group B – Health Specialization
US Healthcare Systems
Management Information Systems
Introduction to Healthcare Information Systems
HCAM 300/400
Any upper division HCAM course
Group C – Safety Specialization
Introduction to Safety
Security in the Workplace
Management Information Systems
Human Resources Management
Group D – Geographic Information Technology Specialization
Cartography I
Introduction to Geographic Information Science
Management Information Systems
Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Group E – Information Security Specialization
Practical Computer Security
Practical Computer Security
Introduction to Computer Forensics
Information Systems Security
Group F – Communication Specialization
Communication Concepts
Visual Literacy
Interactive Multimedia 1
Mass Media and Society
Select one of the following:
Social Media
Independent Study
Independent Study
Total Hours21

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Minor in Information Systems (14B)
This program is effective as of Fall 2018.
Revised 06-2019