Biometrics Minor

Biometrics Minor

Biometrics Minor

This 15-credit-hour minor offers the basic knowledge and understanding of biometric technologies for graduates to seek employment opportunities with a supporting skill set for security operations and management. The skill set can be applied to a variety of industries, including government (local, state, and federal agencies), high-technology companies, and as integrators and technologists, to help secure facilities.


The biometrics minor is available to Purdue University students majoring in any four-year degree baccalaureate degree program.


Minimum grade of C in each course required to be awarded the minor

Required Courses

  • STAT 30100 Elementary Statistical Methods
  • IT 34500 Automatic Identification and Data Capture
    or TLI 31300 Tech Integration: Bar Codes to Biometrics
  • IT 54000 Biometric Performance and Usability Analysis
  • IT 54500 Biometrics Technology & Applications
  • TLI 49800 Undergraduate Research in TLI

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