Minor Area of Specialization in Business Technology (STEM)

Students in the School of Business Administration, as well as students in the other schools and colleges of the University of Miami, may pursue the minor in Business Technology by officially declaring the minor at their home school or college and completing the coursework specified below.  Interested non-business students, before declaring the minor, should consult with an academic advisor in the School or College of their degree/major to determine if the minor in Business Technology is acceptable.  If so, neither advice nor consent from either the Office of Undergraduate Business Education or the Business Technology Department is necessary.

The 12 credit hour minor in Business Technology consists of the following:

Required Courses
BTE 320Introduction to Programming3
BTE 412Foundations of Business Enterprise Technologies3
Choice Courses for the Minor 1
Select two courses (6 credit hours) from the following:6
Object-Oriented Programming (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Systems Analysis and Design
Launching HighTechnology Ventures
Web-Mobile-Cloud (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Computers In An Inter-Networked Society
Big Data Strategy
Fundamentals of Tech Project Management
Database Management Systems (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Business Networks (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Introduction to Health Informatics
Web Application Development (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Big Data Development (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Mobile Apps Development (pre-requisite BTE 320 & BTE 324)
Information Security (pre-requisite BTE 320)
Mobile to Cloud: Developing Distributed Applications (pre-requsiite BTE 320 & BTE 324)
Topics in Computer Information Systems (Only 3 credit hours of either BTE 496 or 498 may be selected for the minor.)
Topics in Computer Information Systems
Topics in Computer Information Systems (Only 3 credit hours of either BTE 496 or 498 may be selected for the minor.)
Directed Study in Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems Internship
Total Credit Hours12
1

All courses must be completed within the current pre-requisite structure.

Note: All specific coursework for the minor in Business Technology must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.  In addition, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization.