Computer Science Minor

You never know where life takes you and what competencies you will need in the future.   Indeed, while you are in college it is important to gain as many skills as you can. No matter what major you take, supplementing your knowledge with computer science courses gives you an additional perspective that greatly enhances your ability to solve problems in the workplace.

Even if your career doesn’t typically involve software, you may find that an understanding of computer science provides you with greater insight and understanding of issues confronting the organization. 

With a computer science minor, you have additional career opportunities available to you.  All students are eligible to pursue the computing science minor.  Our interdisciplinary approach allows for students from all backgrounds and fields to find our courses both fun and practical. We can accommodate all levels so no prior background is required. 

To earn a 20-credit minor in computer science, students complete the following:

CPSC 1101Introduction to Computing3
CPSC 1131Fundamentals of Programming3
CPSC 2231Programming Workshop3
CPSC 2231LProgramming Workshop Lab1
CPSC 2232Data Structures3
CPSC 2232LData Structures Lab1
Select 2 additional electives in computer science 16
Total Credits20

Major electives are chosen from the department, but may be chosen from other departments with the approval of your advisor or department chair.