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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 

CSCI 1010
Introduction to Computer Science: Principles
CSCI 1020
Introduction to Computer Science: Bioinformatics
CSCI 1030
Introduction to Computer Science: Game Design
CSCI 1040
Introduction to Computer Science: Mobile Computing
CSCI 1050
Introduction to Computer Science: Multimedia
CSCI 1060
Introduction to Computer Science: Scientific Programming
CSCI 1070
Introduction to Computer Science: Taming Big Data
CSCI 1080
Introduction to Computer Science: World Wide Web
CSCI 1090
Introduction to Computer Science: Special Topics
With permission, a computing-intensive course from another discipline may be substituted. Examples of such courses include:
BME 2000
Biomedical Engineering Computing
CVNG 1500
Civil Engineering Computing
STAT 3850
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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