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Information Systems & Technology (Minor)

The Information Systems and Technology program offers a unique combination of business knowledge and technical skills that prepare undergraduate students for success in the highly competitive and increasingly technical business world of the twenty-first century. The minor emphasizes the development of business analysis and system implementation skills, which can provide a basis for job entry, career development and flexibility amid the rapid changes in information technology. 

Information Systems & Technology (Minor)


Description


What is Information Systems & Technology at ODU like?

The Information Systems and Technology program offers a unique combination of business knowledge and technical skills that prepare undergraduate students for success in the highly competitive and increasingly technical business world of the twenty-first century. The minor emphasizes the development of business analysis and system implementation skills, which can provide a basis for job entry, career development and flexibility amid the rapid changes in information technology. 

Program Highlights


What makes Information Systems & Technology at ODU unique?

  • We are committed to providing a balanced education between the highly integrated fields of general business and information systems and technology.

  • Our curriculum will prepare you to understand both automation technology and the complex world within which it is utilized.

  • Our faculty's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Information Systems & Technology at ODU?

IT 363:
Systems Analysis and Design


This course provides an introduction to the analysis and design of computer-based information systems. Emphasis is placed upon the development of requirements that serve the business needs of the organization as well as the logical and physical design of business information systems. This course covers both the structured and the object-oriented approach of system analysis and design process. Topics covered include introduction to the software development methodologies, requirement gathering, modeling, and logical/physical design techniques. Students are also exposed to emerging topics that promise major improvements in software development area. Factors relevant to the creation of business information systems through development and implementation will be examined in detail. Prerequisites: IT 201 with a C or better, IT 205, and a declared major in the university or permission of the Dean's Office of the Strome College of Business.

IT 325:
Web Site and Web Page Design


Advanced design and hands-on implementation skills in designing and creating dynamic web sites. Key topics include: web page design, usability principles, HTML, XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets |CSS), JavaScript and Internet security. Prerequisites: IT 150G.

IT 310:
Object-Oriented Programming with C


This course is part of the IncludED All Access program; you should not purchase any course materials denoted by the IncludED logo as they are part of your course registration. In the event you drop this course from your schedule on or prior to the last day of DROP/ADD period, your account will be fully refunded automatically if you received a digital textbook. If you received a physical textbook you will need to return the textbook to the store and your account will be refunded at that time.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Information Systems & Technology at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Information Systems & Technology should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

The courses in the minor have a number of technical prerequisites that are normally waived for those students who have completed CS 150CS 250, and either CS 170 or ECE 241 or equivalent major course work.

 

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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SENIOR LECTURER


Name:

Roya Ardalan


Location:

2081 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5959


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

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