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CIS Business Minors

Computer Applications in Business

A minor in “Computer Applications in Business” can help you apply technology solutions to address business problems in your domain. A minor in Computer Applications in Business will help you with the following questions:

  • How can I solve business problems with information technology?
  • What kind of IT solutions will be useful for my business?
  • How can I align business and technology?

Data Analytics

Analytics, driven by large amounts of data and computing resources, is recognized as a source of value and competitive advantage. Analyzing large data sets, including both structured and unstructured data—often referred to collectively as big data—is becoming a critical basis of competition, underpinning new waves of improved decision making and innovation.  Organizations around the world are struggling to develop the know-how to aggregate, analyze, and monetize the growing surge of available data. The business minor in Data Analytics would provide an opportunity for students majoring in various areas of business to develop basic data literacy and connect technology, statistics, and quantitative modeling that is needed to develop business intelligence and drive organizational decision-making.

Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

This minor provides an opportunity for students majoring in various areas of business to develop basic understanding of information security and assurance issues that organizations face today and the potential solutions available.