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    Sep 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Minor


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TOTAL MINOR HOURS: 18

The Computer Science minor covers key topics in the discipline and is an 18 credit hour program that is expected to be attractive to students in other Engineering departments and to students in Mathematics and the Sciences (including Physics, Chemistry, and Biology).

Minor Requirements


The Computer Science minor is open to all students, except for students majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity who meet the prerequisites described below.

Minor Electives (6 Credit Hours)


Two Departmental electives of student’s choice (in consultation with the Department Undergraduate Advisor) for which prerequisites have been met.

Other Requirements


Students must register with the Department Undergraduate Advisor prior to starting this minor program. Consultation with the Department Undergraduate Advisor will ensure that students are informed of all offered courses. All catalog prerequisites and registration requirements must be met for enrollment in any of the courses required for the minor.

All students desiring to pursue the minor must meet the same prerequisites, entry, and continuation requirements as a Departmental major.

Note: Introduction to Discrete Structures (COT 3100  or equivalent) is required as a prerequisite for COP 4530  Data Structures and COT 4400  Analysis of Algorithms.

GPA Requirements


Successful completion of the minor requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in the above listed courses.

Grading Requirements


Continuation in the minor requires successful completion of CDA 3103  and COP 3514  with minimum grades of B, based on best attempts in each course. Grades of B- are insufficient. These requirements must be met with a maximum of two attempts allowed for each course.

Other Information


Specialty tracks in hardware, software, and theory can be defined in consultation with the Department Undergraduate Advisor. A specific pre-graduate school track intended for students planning to seek admission into the Department graduate program has been defined with 9 hours of electives (for a total 24 hours for the minor). The electives are as follows.

Note:These electives may have prerequisites not met by the Minor Core.

Advising Information


Department Undergraduate Advisor: http://www.usf.edu/engineering/cse/undergraduate/contacts.aspx

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