A minor in one of the four areas listed below requires a total of 18 semester hours including 6 hours as seminars, independent study or field work. The minors are available to students from other majors—those not majoring in Information Science.
Minor in Information Science & Knowledge Organization
Provides graduates with the necessary skills and competencies associated with the collection, classification, storage, retrieval, manipulation, packaging and dissemination of information. It prepares graduates to work with information in a variety of formats and in various organizational settings.
Minor in Project & Knowledge Management
Provides graduates with the knowledge and the understanding of the convergence of project management and knowledge management including the use of associated tools and technologies. It prepares them to assume project management responsibilities including project initiation, planning, scheduling, implementation, knowledge retention and knowledge transfer.
Minor in Information Management & Health Informatics
Provides graduates with the skills and competencies needed to work in healthcare environments and to work with health information such as patient information, medical records, medical imaging and clinical research data. Students in the program will explore how to effectively use technology to improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare including reducing cost, increasing patient access and improving diagnosis and treatment.
Minor in Digital Content & Information Systems
Provides graduates with practical knowledge needed to manage the increasingly growing volume of digital information. Graduates will have a better understanding of the tools and technologies needed to manage large amount of data and complex information systems. Students enrolled in the program will have a better understanding of human computer interaction issues and interfaces.