The minor in ISAT mirrors the major by having a breadth component and a depth component. The breadth component is satisfied through nine credit hours in Issues in Science and Technology and Instrumentation and Measurement. The depth component is satisfied through focused study in a strategic sector.
Students should note that many courses have ISAT prerequisites that are outside the minor (although equivalents to ISAT prerequisite courses will be accepted). In planning a sequence of courses for the minor, students are encouraged to meet with an ISAT adviser to ensure that all needed prerequisites will be taken in due course. In addition, before a student pursuing an ISAT minor can take any ISAT course, a grade equal to or higher than "C-" is required for all ISAT foundation courses that are prerequisites for another required ISAT foundation course.
The minimum requirements for the minor in ISAT are as follows: