Department of Computer Science
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 125 ~ 260-481-6803 ~ ipfw.edu/cs
The minor in Informatics compliments a major in such fields as Nursing, Biology, Business, Management, Government/Public Administration and Education. This program is focused on the use of Information Technology (IT), such as SAP, in IT business management software, solutions, and applications for improving/enhancing the business process.
Student Learning Outcomes
The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:
1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
3. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
8. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
10. An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
11. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
- The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Declaring This Minor