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Students collaborate on a laptop while pursuing an Applied Computing minor at Curry College

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning in Fall 2021, Curry College will no longer offer a minor in Applied Computing. As an alternative option, feel free to explore our Management Information Systems minor.

The Applied Computing minor at Curry College, along with a variety of related courses, provide our students with a practical understanding of the role of technology throughout our society and provide them with the techniques necessary to successfully meet their professional and personal objectives.

The Applied Computing minor complements a variety of majors, including, but not limited to, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Communication, and Design.

Course Requirements and Information

Requirements for the Applied Computing Minor:

AC 1___ One 1000 level course 3
AC ____ Four 2000/3000 level-electives 12
AC 3900 Senior Seminar: This is IT! 3
Total: 18

An Applied Computing minor will develop proficiency within multiple areas of applied computing including the ability to select appropriate tools, solve complex problems and work effectively in both team and individual environments.

  1. Articulate how applied computing integrates with other disciplines
  2. Recognize cultural attitudes and their roles in the global society
  3. Identify lawful and ethical behavior in the technology profession and society at large
  4. Deliver information in a logical, efficient and effective manner utilizing visual and productivity tools to a select audience
  5. Determine the role of applied computing in organizations
  6. Recognize the need for technological lifelong learning

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We're excited you're considering our outstanding Curry College academic programs and look forward to helping you reach your career goals.