Programming Languages (Minor)

Begin to understand the vocabulary and grammatical rules instructing computers and computing devices with the Minor in Programming Languages.

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Fewer and fewer businesses are using just one programming language, and understanding multiple programming languages may become a requirement of developers for many employers. Understanding multiple languages also will give you options to use the best language for a specific job.

The Minor in Programming Languages is composed of a rigid set of courses, starting with a foundation in object-oriented programming language, data structures, and algorithms. From there, delve into programming languages translators, systems programming, and computer organization and assembly language programming.

Discover new methods of solving real-world problems by creating new solutions with an education in programming languages. This training not only will help while working within a team, but also will aid in team leadership.

Program Overview

The Minor in Programming Languages is composed of a set of courses, starting with a foundation in object-oriented programming language, data structures, and algorithms. From there, delve into programming languages translators, systems programming, and computer organization and assembly language programming.

Career Opportunities

Understanding the difference between programming languages can be a valuable skill in a variety of professions, including:

  • Software developer
  • Computer systems engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Network systems administrator

A total of 16 credit hours of coursework must be completed to earn the Minor in Programming Languages.

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Admission to Illinois Tech is required to enroll in the Minor in Programming Languages program. Consult your academic adviser to transfer into this program.