Computer Science Minor

for the Minor in Computer Science 

College: The Grainger College of Engineering

webpage: CS Minor

This minor is offered by the Department of Computer Science for students seeking significant knowledge of digital computers without the more complete treatment of a major in computer science. This minor may be taken by any student except Computer Science and Computer Engineering majors.

The following three courses are required: 111
Intro to Computer Science 2
Discrete Structures 2
Data Structures 2
Three courses, including at least one at the 400 level, chosen from the departmentally approved list below. These courses must be taken as University of Illinois credit (though one may be taken in a Study Abroad program). Students may apply 2-3 of the additional courses from among the 400-level offerings: 39
Computer Architecture
System Programming 2
Numerical Methods I
Introduction to Algorithms & Models of Computation
Any CS course between and including CS 410 and CS 498 except CS 413, CS 491, CS 492, CS 493, CS 494

For more information, please visit the CS minor Web site, contact the Computer Science Academic Office (1210 Siebel Center, 217-333-4428,, or visit the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, 206 Engineering Hall.