CIT Minor

Effective Fall 2015

General Information/Requirements

The minor in computer information technology prepares students to work with evolving technologies for work environments that require development and management of business databases, computer networks, web applications, and software systems. CIS Majors and CIS Minors cannot be a CIT minor.

Declaring a Minor

Before enrolling in CIT 281 (or sooner), you officially declare the CIT Minor with the CIS department. You should consult with your CIS faculty advisor to plan the minor program.

Grading Policies

All courses must be taken graded. Lower-division courses must be completed with a grade of B- or better. Upper-division courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

24 credits total

  Credits
Lower-Division Courses (12 credits) 12
Complete one of the following sequences of courses. All courses must be taken graded. All courses must be completed with a grade of B- or better.
  • CIS 110 Fluency with Information Technology
  • CIS 111 Introduction to Web Programming
  • CIT 281 Web Applications Development I
  • CIS 111 Introduction to Web Programming
  • CIS 115 Multimedia Web Programming
  • CIT 281 Web Applications Development I
   
Upper-Division Courses (12 credits) 12
Complete the following sequence. All courses must be taken graded. All courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better. This sequence is offered only once per year beginning in the Fall.
  • CIT 381 Database Systems
  • CIT 382 Web Applications Development II
  • CIT 383 Networking Fundamentals

CIT Minor and Lane Community College Transfer Students

LCC students who are interested in the Computer Information Technology (CIT) minor at the UO should be aware that the following courses may be able to substitute for UO minor requirements by 

 to the Computer Science Undergraduate Education Committee.
  • LCC CIS 195 Web Authoring for CIS 110 Fluency with Information Technology
  • LCC 133 Beginning Programming (JavaScript) for CIS 111 Introduction to Web Programming
  • LCC 233 Intermediate Programming (JavaScript) for CIT 281 Web Applications Development I

All courses must have been completed with grades of B or better.

A student who has completed the appropriate lower division courses at LCC will be able to complete the CIT minor in one year at the UO:

  • CIT 381 Database Systems* (Fall)
  • CIT 382 Web Applications Development II (Winter)
  • CIT 383 Networking Fundamentals (Spring)

*Students who have taken CS 275 Database Systems and Modeling and CS 276 Database SQL Programming and received grades of B+ or better should talk to a UO Computer Science advisor about possibly substituting another upper division Computer Science class for CIT 381.