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Undergraduate Minors

Minor in Computer Science

The computer science minor provides students with a breadth of knowledge in areas which form the foundation of computer science. The student adds some depth by selecting courses from a list of advanced computer science courses (25 credits). 

Find out what courses are required for the computer science minor. The Undergraduate Catalog allows you to keep track of your progress through your degree.

Minor in Informatics

As workplaces become more and more dependent on computers to complete daily tasks, a firm foundation in informatics is becoming invaluable to employers. It is those able to utilize technology to its fullest advantage who are among the most sought after in their fields.

Informatics is the application of information technology to new areas and disciplines of study. It explores new ways to convert data into information, and how that information is applied to solve problems in a wide and growing range of applications. Informatics focuses on the impact of technology and information on people, and the development of new uses for technology. Graduates with a background knowledge in informatics are prepared to actively participate in the application of information technology within their major area of study.

CCI's minor in informatics combines basic courses in information systems and technology with courses that address the cognitive issues and social contexts in which information systems and technologies are embedded. The minor consists of eight courses (24 credits). PLEASE NOTE: Information Systems and Information Technology majors cannot complete the Informatics minor.

Find out what courses are required for the informatics minor. The Undergraduate Catalog allows you to keep track of your progress through your degree.

Minor in Information Systems

The information systems minor is available to all University students in good standing, with the exception of information systems majors. A minimum of 25 credits is needed to complete the academic minor in information systems. An additional 6 credits or more are to be chosen from other course offerings in information systems pertinent to the student''s overall program of study. PLEASE NOTE: Information Systems and Information Technology majors cannot complete the IS minor.

Find out what courses are required for the information systems minor. The Undergraduate Catalog allows you to keep track of your progress through your degree.

Minor in Software Engineering

The software engineering minor is available to all University students in good standing, with the exception of software engineering majors. A total of 24 credits is needed to complete the academic minor in software engineering. PLEASE NOTE: Software Engineering majors cannot complete the SE minor.

Find out what courses are required for the software engineering minor. The Undergraduate Catalog allows you to keep track of your progress through your degree.

Minor in Emergency Management 

Note: Effective Fall 2014, students are no longer being accepted into this minor.

The Emergency Management minor is designed for Drexel University students who would like to learn fundamental competencies expected of professionals in the field of emergency management. The curriculum is mapped to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand will continue to grow for specialized workers in areas related to emergency preparedness. The job growth generated by increased needs creates an increased demand for emergency management education in this field.

Part-time students working in public and private sectors may benefit from this minor, including all levels of government, law enforcement, fire personnel, military, facilities, and emergency medical personnel. In particular, evening or online students pursuing a degree in Professional Studies or General Studies will find the minor to be a fitting complement to their undergraduate studies. In addition, full-time day students pursuing a variety of majors such as Construction Management, Criminal Justice, and Political Science will find the minor particularly relevant.

Find out what courses are required for the emergency management minor. The Undergraduate Catalog allows you to keep track of your progress through your degree.