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Acceptable Minors for B.S. in Computer Science Tracks

The following table lists all minors that can be counted for students majoring in the B.S. Applied Track in Computer Science. For many of these minors, courses that are taken as part of the Liberal Studies requirements or the department requirements count toward a minor also. The table tries to show both the total requirements for the minor, as well as those courses that can count elsewhere. 

Name of Minor Total Credits Courses That Count from Other Requirements Remaining Credits/Courses
Applied Statistics 16 MATH 125, MATH 216 (Department Requirements) 8 credits: MATH 417 and 418 and MATH 122, 126 or 171
Biochemistry 17-20 None 17-20 credits: BIOC 300/311, 302/312 and three additional controlled electives
Biology 20 BIOL 103, BIOL 104 (Science Requirement) 12 credits: at least 8 credits from courses number about 200
Business Administration 21 ECON 121 and PSYC 101 should be taken, but do not reduce credits. 21 credits: ACCT 201 and 202, BLAW 235, ECON 122, FIN 310, MGMT 310, and MKTG 320
Chemistry 20 CHEM 111, CHEM 112 or (CHEM 113, CHEM 114) (Science Requirement) 12 credits: CHEM 231 and 231 and one of the following: CHEM 321, 323, 341, or 351
Communications Media 18 None 18 credits: COMM 101 and five of the following: COMM 201, 240, 271, 330, 335, 340, 440, or 471
Economics 15 ECON 121 (Social Science Requirement) 12 credits: ECON 122, 334, 356, and one additional ECON course
Environmental Health Science 20 BIOL 103,  BIOL 104 (Science Requirement) 12 credits: ENVH 221, 222, 323 and 460
Geography 15 None 15 credits: GEOG 213 or 231, GEOG 230, and three of the following: GEOG 313, 314, 316, 331, 415, or 417
Geology 17 GEOL 121/122, GEOL 131/132 (Science Requirement) 9 credits: from GEOL courses numbered 300 or higher
Information Assurance 18 CRIM 101 (Social Science Requirement) 15 credits: COSC 316 and 352, CRIM 321 and 323 and one of the following: CRIM 300, 355, 400, 401 or 481
Mathematics 17 MATH 125, MATH 216, MATH 219 (Department Requirements) 6 credits: MATH 126 and one other MATH course
Physics 15 PHYS 111/122, PHYS 112/122 or (PHYS 131/141, PHYS 132/142) (Science Requirement) 7 credits: from PHYS courses numbered 200 or higher
Psychology 18-19 PSYC 101 (Social Science Requirement) 15-16 credits: PSYC 280 or 290 and four other PSYC courses

 

Mathematics Minor for Languages and Systems Track

For students majoring in the B.S., Languages and Systems Track in Computer Science, a minor in Mathematics is required. The minor must consist of the following courses: MATH 125, MATH 126, MATH 216, MATH 219, MATH 171, and (MATH 225 or MATH 250). As with the Mathematics minor described above, the 125, 216, and 219 courses are taken to meet other requirements.

Criminology Minor for Information Assurance Track

For students majoring in the B.S., Information Assurance Track in Computer Science, a minor in Criminology is required. The minor must consist of the following courses: CRIM 101, CRIM 102, CRIM 321, CRIM 323, CRIM 401, and CRIM 403. As with the Information Assurance minor described above, CRIM 101 is taken to meet other requirements.

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