Computer Science Minor

A minor program is an arrangement of courses enabling a student to develop a degree of expertise and knowledge in an area of study in addition to his or her major academic program of study. A student with a major that has a significant overlap with Computer Science must first obtain permission from a CS adviser.

Required Courses

CDA3103 Fundamentals of Computer Systems
COP2210 Computer Programming 1
COP3337 Computer Programming 2

Elective Courses

Two courses must be selected from the following list (other courses may be accepted with advisor’s approval):

  • CAP4641 Natural Language Processing
  • CDA4101 Structured Computer Organization
  • CEN4072 Software Testing
  • COP3530 Data Structures
  • COP4226 Advanced Windows Programming

  • COP4338 Computer Programming III
  • COP4534 Algorithm Techniques
  • COP4555 Programming Languages
  • COP4710 Database Management
  • COT3541 Logic for Computer Science

Note: Student should ensure that he or she has the necessary prerequisites for the chosen courses.

Other Requirements

At least nine of the credits for the minor must be taken from SCIS. Four of the minor courses cannot be courses that may be applied to the major program of the student.

Note: A grade of “C” or better must be obtained in all courses required for the minor. A ‘C-‘ is not an acceptable grade