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Study Information Technology (IT) at the Mount

Information Technology (IT) at the Mount offers students immersive learning experiences through innovative and creative courses. Learning from specialists and pioneers, you'll explore the latest technologies and hone your digital knowledge. By combining industry standards and key problem-solving techniques, IT can prepare you to lead and deal with rapid changes in the digital media landscape. Learn more about the minor in IT »

About the IT Minor

No matter what degree program you're studying at the Mount, you can take an IT minor to learn how to integrate the most innovative and effective technologies into your field or industry. When you minor in IT, you will complete six courses in IT, including at least one third- or fourth-year course. Learn more about IT courses »

Taking IT electives 

If you don't want to pursue a minor in IT but you would like to explore IT within your field, you can still take IT courses as electives in any program. Many of our courses are cross-listed with Computer Science.

Supporting your career path

You don't need to have a special background to pursue a minor or elective courses in IT. Whatever your academic program or career, studying IT can help you discover ways new technology trends can benefit your organization, your project, or your job. Talk to your academic advisor about pursuing a minor or coursework in IT.

New Courses (Winter 2016)

INTE/CMPS 1161: Introduction to Media Computing: Learn useful computing skills and concepts applicable in many jobs while having fun doing it.  You will work with media such as pictures, sound clips, and videos; find how they are stored digitally; and learn how they can be created, merged or modified by writing interactive computer programs.

INTE 2285: Introduction to Information Security: Has your personal identity been stolen?  Have you been phished this week?  Has your personal security and privacy been breached?  If it hasn't happened yet, you could be next.  Where are you vulnerable?  Are you information-security ready for your future workplace?  Enroll in INTE 2285 and learn how to implement and follow important strategies for self-protection.