More and more careers in today's society require a background in computing. The minor program in computer science prepares students to be successful in the job market by enhancing the education of other fields, such as business, finance, engineering, sciences, and design. It teaches designing and building software, including aspects of interface design, security issues, web development, and mobile computing. It also emphasizes how to use computers and computation to solve problems in applications involving databases, networks, computer security, computer-aided design, natural sciences, and many more.
Minor in Computer Science
Students planning to minor in computer science must contact the department chair in order to have an adviser assigned to them for this program. Students in this program must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.3.
Design of Programs I & II
Design of Classes I & II
Honors Calculus I
Introductory Discrete Mathematics
Computer Systems and Assembly Programming
Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
level course in Computer Science
Note: Co-Op courses do not count toward the elective requirement.
The students enrolled in the Minor in Computer Science program are taught by faculty that are well-recognized for their research programs. Current research focus lies in the areas of software engineering, programming languages, and symbolic computation.