The minor in Information and Data Science is offered by the Department of Marketing and Decision Sciences, Bertolon School of business. This minor gives you the opportunity to add to your skill set in information technology & systems; technologies that are highly essential for success in the business world. A key requirement for today’s organization is how information and IT systems are organized, managed, used to make effective decisions, and improve the management of an organization.
A minor in Data & Information Science provides such indispensable core skills through training in data management, networks, cyber security, project management, efficient designing of an IT system. The Minor is appropriate for those students who anticipate that applied technology skills will have an impact on the their learning, professional opportunities, and career growth.
The minor is open to all majors except for those who are majoring in business.
The program for the Information and Data Science minor will consist of the following 15 credits at Salem State University: