CS students working
CS students working

Computer Science Minor

The School of Mathematical Sciences offers a Computer Science (CS) minor. This minor can be helpful to students in technical fields such as Meteorology, Physics, Statistics, and Mathematics. It is also helpful for those students that are planning to attend graduate school and will need to analyze large amounts of data.

The CS minor requires 18 semester hours.

Required Courses

The required courses (12 semester hours)  for the CS minor are:

  • Introduction to Computer Science: CS 101 (all terms)
  • Structured Programming: CS 102  (Spring Semester)
  • Object Oriented Programming: CS 200 (Fall Semester)
  • Algorithms and Data Structures: CS 301 (Even Year Spring Semester)


The electives are two courses (6 semester hours) chosen from the following list:

  • Programming Languages: CS 302 (Odd Year Spring Semester)
  • Special Topics: CS 395 (Odd Year Spring Semester)
  • Operating Systems: CS 440 (Odd Year Spring Semester)
  • Networking Systems: CS 442 (Odd Year Spring Semester)
  • Senior Project: CS 497 (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Contact Information

  • School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Northern Colorado
  • Ross 2239
  • Campus Box 122
  • 501 20th Street
  • Greeley, CO 80639
  • Tel: (970) 351-2820
  • Fax: (970) 351-1225