Computer Science, Minor

The computer science minor pairs well with almost every major offered at Saint Louis University. This program allows students to build their technical skills and better appreciate and advance the ways in which computing technologies can be used to advance so many areas of society. The computer science minor can also help better position graduates for advancing their desired careers.

Required Courses
CSCI 10xxIntroduction to Computer Science3
CSCI 1300Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming4
CSCI 2100Data Structures4
MATH 1660Discrete Mathematics3
Computer Science Elective Courses
Two additional CSCI courses at the 2000-level or higher 6
Total Credits20

At most, three credits of Internship with Industry courses can be applied to the minor.

Introduction to Computer Science 

Introduction to Computer Science: Principles
Introduction to Computer Science: Bioinformatics
Introduction to Computer Science: Game Design
Introduction to Computer Science: Mobile Computing
Introduction to Computer Science: Multimedia
Introduction to Computer Science: Scientific Programming
Introduction to Computer Science: Taming Big Data
Introduction to Computer Science: World Wide Web
Introduction to Computer Science: Special Topics
With permission, a computing-intensive course from another discipline may be substituted. Examples of such courses include:
Biomedical Engineering Computing
Civil Engineering Computing
Foundation of Statistics

Continuation Standards

Students with a minor in Computer Science must maintain a 2.00 GPA in courses for the computer science minor.

Students can complete all or part of the computer science minor at SLU’s campus in Madrid.

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