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Social Informatics Minor

Its focus is on the interdisciplinary study of the design, uses and consequences of information technologies that takes into account their interaction with institutional and cultural contextual environments. Deepens understanding of using information technology in one of three areas: sociology, social work, social sciences, environmental management or sustainable energy. Gain ability to collect and analyze data needed to enhance business productivity.

Students who wish to minor in Social Informatics must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours including 3 required courses, 1 elective, and 1 additional elective.

Social Informatics Minor Courses

  • (Three Required)

    • BUS 205 Information Management
    • BIS 364 Social Informatics
    • BIS 370  Systems Analysis and Design
  • (Choose One)

    • BIS 340 Business Data Communcations and E-Networks     
    • BIS 361 Business Information Systems          
    • BIS 362 Healthcare Informatics          
    • BIS 365 Emerging Technologies and Business Applications 
    • BIS 367 Human Computer Interfacing
    • BIS 375 Electronic Commerce
    • BIS 377 Organizational Website and Database Management           
    • BIS 430 Enterprise Resource Planning           
    • BIS 447 Business Intelligence and Data Solutions     
  • (Please refer to corresponding department for further details) 

    (Choose One)         

    • COM 300 Communication Law and Ethics        
    • ECO  210  Economics and the Environment      
    • ECO  315  Law and Economics  
    • ECO  322  Environmental Economics    
    • ECO  330  Labor Economics       
    • ECO  335  Urban and Regional Economics       
    • ENG  203 Writing for English Majors     
    • ENG  300 Business/Technical Writing   
    • EES   205 Sustainable Energy   
    • EES   320 Environmental Management 
    • HPE  209 Nutrition and Public Health    
    • HPE  325  Hollistic Health           
    • HIS   200 Historical Research/Writing   
    • HIS   318  History U.S. Foreign Relations          
    • PSC  205  Public Administration 
    • PSC  305  Comparative Public Administration   
    • PSY  325  Health Psychology     
    • PSY  419  History/Systems of Psychology         
    • SWK 311  Social Environment and Human Behaviour  
    • SWK 312  Human Behaviour in the Social Environment
    • SOC  200 Sociological Social Psychology         
    • SOC  325 Law and Society        
    • SLM  320 Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Communications in Sports          
    • SLM  341 Program Development and Evaluation         
    • BIS   480 Independent Study    
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