Undergraduate Minors

Minor in human-centered computing

People develop and change technology, which in turn changes people. With this minor, you’ll have a chance to explore:

  • The role of design in the creation of new technology
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Multimedia technology
  • Legal, ethical, and organizational implications of technology

If you’re an informatics major, this minor fulfills the requirements for the human-centered computing cognate.

Minor in informatics

Having a working knowledge of the application of technology (a.k.a. informatics) will come in handy in no matter what career you pursue. You can choose from a long list of informatics courses that will let you tailor this minor to your own career goals and interests.

Looking for something more in depth than a minor? Explore our certificate in informatics.

Minor in security informatics

Learn the basics of programming and study the challenges of cybersecurity with this minor. You’ll get a good background in information security techniques while you learn about the effects that cybersecurity—and the tactics used to subvert it—have on humanity.

If you’re an informatics major, this minor fulfills the requirements for the security cognate.

Talk to an advisor

Looking for more information about getting an undergraduate certificate or minoring in an area of informatics? You’ll want to talk to one of our advisors who specialize in working with pre-Luddy and non-Luddy majors.

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