Minors

The School of Computing and Information Sciences minors are available to students not already pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Technology or a Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Systems. Fifty percent of the hours required for the minor must be completed at Radford University. A student must have a 2.0 or higher GPA in the minor. A student may not receive a minor in both computer science and information technology.

Computer Science: Working hands-on with technology to create solutions to benefit people and organizations.

Working knowledge of computer science gives you a different perspective that greatly enhances your ability to solve problems, develop and adjust technology, and utilize your skill to improve outcomes for your organization.

Information Systems: Using data and technology to help businesses work smarter, faster, and better.

Almost every aspect of a business runs on information systems that generate data from the point of sale, inventory, customer support, and financial systems.

Collecting, processing, managing, storing and delivering this data is essential to running the business well.

Working knowledge of information systems helps achieve goals like increasing customer satisfaction and growing profits.

The Radford University IS Minor prepares students for valuable business roles including:

Systems and business analyst, Project manager, Information officer, Business intelligence, Web design, Programmer, Systems architect