Department of Computer Science
Minor in Computer Science
The Minor in Computer Science is intended for individuals who want to combine a basic knowledge of programming practice and computer hardware with more extensive knowledge in another domain. Students who minor in Computer Science will be able to write programs to perform useful tasks in their areas of specialty. They will be prepared to recognize opportunities to automate tasks from their domains, and to liaison between technical and non-technical staff. They are not required to learn as much theoretical material and do not get the breadth and depth that majors receive.
A minor in computer science may be obtained by successfully completing the following courses with an accumulative grade point average of 2.0: COS 160 and COS 170; COS 161; COS 250 and COS 255; COS 285, and two additional COS courses numbered 250 or greater, excluding COS 498.