CS - Minor

Overview

The minor in Computer Science consists of six courses (18 credit hours) in Computer Science focusing on programming and problem solving.

Why should I minor in Computer Science?

Many employers and graduate schools are seeking people with skills in Computer Science. With a minor in Computer Science, you can state with confidence that you know how to program and use computers at a reasonable level of sophistication. You will also learn problem-solving skills that can be applied in many areas of life. Students have great flexibility in choosing their courses for the minor.

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Minor in Information Systems

Overview

The minor in Information Systems consists of six courses (18 credit hours) in Computer Science focusing on computer applications, database management, and information technology.

Information Systems vs. Computer Science

While Computer Science is highly applied, Information Systems is even more applied. Information Systems requires five specific courses that focus on applications and management of technology. Information Systems focuses on how specific technolgies such as hardware, software, and telecommunications can be used to collect, create, and distribute data for organizations. While students learn the details of how to design and implement information systems, many of the courses in this program also emphasize how technology plays a role in shaping business, science, and communication.

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