Information Technology Minor and Technical Certificate

Students in UA Little Rock’s information technology program develop real-world skills that employers expect. The curriculum is a direct result of research conducted with companies in central Arkansas. Our students get to work with local organizations and companies to develop quality IT solutions to address the organization’s needs, as part of the capstone project. This provides students with real-world experiential learning.

Students in each program will receive a Chromebook to use during the course. Students do not have to buy textbooks since all course materials are digital.

Information Technology Minor

The Information Technology Minor is for students who are majoring in the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, and other programs that do not have an intensive computing component. You will take courses that focus on advanced problem-solving, project planning as well as technical, business, and soft skills.

You do not need to have an extensive background in computers or technology, but you should demonstrate:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Interests in information technology

This minor is embedded in the Web Design and Development degree.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of 30 or more semester hours and a GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Declaration of a major at UA Little Rock

Minor Curriculum

Information Technology Technical Certificate

The technical certificate is for working professionals who are looking to enter a new stage in their career. It can provide the essential skills you need to increase your value in today’s business market. Courses cover technical, business, and soft skills, along with advanced topics in web design and development, such as Google Analytics, usability testing, designing for mobile devices, and more.

This 18-hour certificate will teach you to write code and how to communicate about it and will enhance your career.

Certificate Curriculum

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