2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Informatics Minor

Location(s): Brookings Main Campus

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Program Coordinator/Contact

George Hamer, Acting Department Head
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Daktronics Engineering Hall 214

Program Information

The minor provides students with a strong background in general informatics combined with advanced application coursework in their specific major. Earning the minor will prepare graduates for data warehousing and quantitative data interpretation through mathematical/statistical model and algorithm development in a variety of business, non-profit, and governmental sectors.

Course Delivery Format

Program courses are delivered on campus, in classroom and laboratory settings.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates with an Informatics Minor will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of:

  • basic informatics and programming skills;
  • the social and ethical aspects of informatics; and
  • applied informatics specific to the student’s major.


Select at least 9 credits from one of the elective clusters below:

Total Required Credits: 18