Information Architecture (Minor)

With this minor, students can learn practical skills like technical communication, user-experience research and evaluation, document design, information structure and retrieval, knowledge management, and more.

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In a world increasingly dependent on technology, organizations are looking for employees with the skills to effectively communicate using a variety of technology platforms. The Minor in Information Architecture prepares students with a rich historical, theoretical, and practical foundation in technology and humanities.

Program Overview

Learn practical skills like technical communication, user-experience research and evaluation, document design, information structure and retrieval, knowledge management, and more with the Minor in Information Architecture.

Career Opportunities

The Minor in Information Architecture helps prepare students for careers in:

  • Web design/development
  • User experience and interface design
  • Quality assurance
  • Content strategy
  • Social media and marketing

Choose from a selection of communication course options totaling 15 credit hours.

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Students who wish to declare a minor should email ugaa@iit.edu with their name, student ID number, and intended minor. Not all minors are applicable to all majors.

Featured Faculty

Xiaoqian Li
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies
Karl Stolley
Associate Professor of Digital Writing & Rhetoric Director, Gewgaws Lab Associate Professor, Information Technology and Management
Mohamed El Marzouki
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Associate Professor of Digital Humanities and Media Studies Director of Graduate Studies