Minor in Applied Technology

Open to students from all disciplines, the minor in applied technology offers a program of study designed to help students adapt to rapidly changing technology and enhance their technology application skills in the workforce. Minors are required to earn at least one certification, but may earn as many as six certifications. To complete the minor in applied technology, students take a minimum of seven courses (21 credits).

Required courses:

  • APT103: Internet and Computing Core Certification or three one-credit applied technology courses
  • APT120: Issues in Technology: Past, Present and Future
  • APT203: Internet Application Development
  • APT213: Enterprise Resource Management

Approved one-credit electives include:

  • APT160: Microsoft Word
  • APT161: Microsoft Excel
  • APT162: Microsoft PowerPoint
  • APT164: Microsoft Visio
  • APT165: Microsoft Access
  • APT172: Collaboration Tools
  • APT173: Adobe Presenter
  • APT174: WordPress
  • APT175: Email Marketing
  • APT176: Adobe Acrobat Professional

Additional approved electives include:

  • ADJ315: Computer Crime
  • APT304: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist
  • APT330: Advanced Information Systems: A+ Certification Preparation Course
  • APT340: Network+, Data Communications and Security
  • APT399: Special Topics
  • ART241: Graphic Design I
  • ART242: Graphic Design II
  • CMP201: Scientific Programming
  • EDC203: Technologies for Instruction and Assessment
  • SCI105: Integrated Science With Computers