Minor in Computing and Business

The Computing and Business Minor is offered by the Colleges of Computing and Business. It is a course of study that enables undergraduate students in Computing and Business to learn one another's language through innovative coursework and interdisciplinary team projects focused on solving real-world problems presented by the Program’s Corporate Affiliates.

The curriculum of the Minor in Computing and Business requires the completion of 22 semester credit hours.

Computing students will gain an understanding of market forces and the financial implications of IT investments.

Business students will gain an understanding of the relationships among software infrastructure, business processes, organizational structure, and business strategies to effectively manage IT resources, as well as an understanding of the IT capabilities and constraints.

Both Computing and Business students will:

  • learn how to identify and leverage emerging technologies to address market and societal needs.
  • demonstrate their skills and ability to work in interdisciplinary teams by solving real business problems in capstone projects that involve a mix of Technology and Business issues.
  • learn communication, teamwork, and leadership skills that will prepare them for successful careers in a technology-driven business world.

GPA Requirements

The minimum, cumulative GPA required for applicants to the Denning T&M Program is 3.0 based on a minimum of 12 hours earned at Georgia Tech. In order for accepted students to maintain their eligibility to remain in the T&M Program, they must continue to maintain a minimum, cumulative GPA of 2.9 and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA for the classes required by the Denning T&M curriculum. All courses used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be taken for a letter grade; pass/fail credit is not allowed and must be completed with the grade of C (2.00) or better.

Program of Study - Business Administration Students Track

Required Courses
CS 1331Introduction to Object Oriented Programming3
CS 2316Data Manipulation for Science and Industry3
CS 2340Objects and Design3
CS 3743Analysis of Emerging Technologies3
CS 3744Managing Product, Service & Technology Development3
CS 4741Integrative Management Development-Project Preparation3
CS 4742Integrated Computing and Management Capstone Project4
Total Credit Hours22

Application and course descriptions are available at: http://scheller.gatech.edu/centers-initiatives/technology-management-program/index.html

Program of Study - Computer Science and Computational Media Students Track

MGT 3000Financial and Managerial Accounting3
MGT 3078Finance and Investments3
or MGT 3062 Financial Management
MGT 3300Marketing Management I3
MGT 3743Analysis of Emerging Technologies3
MGT 3744Managing Product, Service & Technology Development3
MGT 4741Integrative Management Development-Project Preparation3
MGT 4742Integrated Technology and Management Capstone Project4
Total Credit Hours22