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Computer Information Systems Minor

The Minor in CIS prepares students to remain at the forefront of the rapidly changing environment in technology and technology related fields. From computer tools and software applications to the technical expertise needed for survival in the digital age, the Minor in CIS is designed to give CSU Pueblo students a broad exposure to the latest technology developments and trends.

Through in-depth and hands-on labs and course experiences, students will acquire practical and marketable IT skills that are currently in demand in areas such as data analytics, machine learning, windows and mobile phone applications and programming, network administration, cyber security, IT security risk management, and more.

Non-CIS majors who wish to minor in CIS have several options. They may build their own minor based on the completion of seven core courses and a minimum of nine credits of 3/400 upper-division CIS courses.

Requirements

The Minor in CIS requires a total of 23 credit hours. The detailed course requirements can be see in the course catalog.

Data Analytics Minor

The Data Analytics minor prepares students across all industries to leverage the power of big data to identify and solve problems and improve decision-making. Students will be on the leading edge of this growing field after completing the program. They will learn a variety of data analytic techniques such as Excel decision making models, data analytics programming with Python, SQL database management, data visualization with tools such as Tableau, and more advanced technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and deep learning.

Open to all majors, except CIS majors with a Data Analytics Emphasis.

Requirements

The Minor in Data Analytics requires a total of 20-21 credit hours. The detailed course requirements can be see in the course catalog.

Students wishing to enroll in any Minor program can declare and select the required courses through their PAWS account.
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