Minor in Computer Science

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Minor in Computer Science

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A basic knowledge of computer science can be invaluable to students in a wide range of disciplines, from the sciences to the humanities to business. The Minor in Computer Science requires a total of 20 credit hours within the Computer Science department courses in addition to those required by the University and College. They include 3 required introductory level courses (11 credit hours), and then 3 electives courses are chosen in consultation with the student’s minor advisor. These 3 courses must be chosen from upper division Computer Science courses. Prerequisites for all CS courses must be fulfilled. Note that students must earn a grade C or better in CS 13001. A grade C or better is required in CS 23001 for many upper-division courses. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required in the minor.

Prerequisite courses:

  • MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus (3)

Required courses (11 credits):

  • CS 13001 Computer Science I: Programming and Problem Solving (4)
  • CS 23022 Discrete Structures for Computer Science (3)
  • CS 23001 Computer Science II: Data Structures and Abstraction (4)

Elective courses in Computer Science (9 credits):

  • CS 3/40000 level (9)

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