The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Computer Science & Mathematics

Minor in Computer Science

A minor in computer science will provide you with computing skills to be better prepared for the job market. You will also gain basic knowledge of the computing field, related principles, and tools.

What will I learn?

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The Computer Science minor consists of five Computer Science courses and one Mathematics course that are directly related to computing. The courses include 9 core credits and 9 credits of elective courses that can be chosen from a list of courses. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for the 18 required credits in order to earn a minor in Computer Science.

I. Core courses (9 credits)

Number Course
CSC243 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
CSC245 Objects and Data Abstractions
MTH207 Discrete Structures I

II. Elective courses (9 credits)

Number Course
CSC310 Algorithms and Data Structures
CSC320 Computer Organization
CSC326 Operating Systems
CSC375 Database Management Systems
CSC430 Computer Networks
CSC490 Software Engineering
Any approved Computer Science elective at the 400 level or above


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