Computer Information Technology

Minors are offered in Computer Information Technology and Computer Applications

Computer Information Technology

A minor in Computer Information Technology or Computer Applications complements many major programs. Advanced technical skills offers students enhanced career opportunities in fields that appreciate technically competent professionals.

Courses prepare students for jobs that require the application of IT skills -- positions with programming, web design and maintenance, systems analysis and design, database design and management, networking technologies and IT project management functions. Business majors desiring to work in technically based industries – computer software, hardware, other technical products and services – would benefit from these minor programs. There are specific applications for Graphic Communication, Criminal Justice, and Environmental Science majors, as well.

Franklin Pierce University’s liberal arts curriculum and CIT minor enable students to become effective communicators, disciplined thinkers, creative problem solvers, and solid contributors to any organization.

Course Details

The Computer Information Technology minor and Computer Applications minor require completion of seven courses in total. Both minors share three core courses; the remaining four courses, including an elective, focus the students’ study on their individual areas of interest.

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View the College at Rindge Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.


Franklin Pierce University
College at Rindge


Gary Heald
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology
A.S., Mount Wachusett Community College
B.S., Franklin Pierce University
M.S., American College of Computer and Information Science

Sunil Samanta
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology
B. Com., M.B.A., Ph.D., Gujarat University
M.S.I.T., Central Missouri State University