Computational Sciences Minor

The computational sciences minor will help you strengthen your analytical skills through the use of data and algorithms. If you want to be a scientist, a medical provider or any other professional who needs to analyze information, this minor will help you develop a marketable set of skills that complements your major.

You will take two calculus courses, and you can choose from electives in statistics, database, computer programming and data analysis. This minor gives you the flexibility to develop your skill set based on your academic and career interests.

Minor in Computational Sciences Curriculum (18 credits)

Required courses (6 credits)

  • MATH 207 or 301 – Applied Calculus I or Calculus I (3 credits)
  • MATH 208 or 302 – Applied Calculus II or Calculus II (3 credits)

Elective courses (12 credits)

Students select any 4 courses (12 credits) from the following courses. Course selection should be based on student academic and career interests.

  • Programming courses:
    • CIS 218 – Software Design & Programming I (3 credits)
    • CIS 351 – Software Design & Programming II (3 credits)
  • Database courses:
    • CIS 224 – Data & Information I (3 credits)
    • CIS 345 – Data & Information II (3 credits)
  • Mathematics courses:
    • MATH 307 – Probability & Statistics (3credits)
  • Data Analytics courses:
    • INFO 103 – Introduction to Data Analytics (3 credits)
    • INFO 105 – Storytelling with Data (3 credits)


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