Minor in Computer Science

About the Minor

The computer science minor provides students with a breadth of knowledge in areas that form the foundation of computer science. The student adds some depth by selecting courses from a list of advanced computer science courses.

Program Requirements

The Computer Science minor is available to all University students in good standing, with the exception of Computer Science majors.


One of the following Mathematics sequences must be completed before entering the program:


CS 171Computer Programming I3.0
or CS 175 Advanced Computer Programming I
CS 172Computer Programming II3.0
or CS 176 Advanced Computer Programming II
CS 260Data Structures3.0
CS 265Advanced Programming Tools and Techniques3.0
Additional CS courses numbered 200 or higher.12.0
Total Credits24.0

Note: No more than 9.0 credits from a student's major may be used to fulfill the minor requirements. Students who, because of this rule, require additional credits to reach 24.0 total credits may select additional Advanced Electives as needed. 

Additional Information

For more information about this program, please visit the College of Computing & Informatics' website.  

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