Sep 19, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Minor


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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers a minor in computer science. The requirements for the minor are listed below.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Minor

  • To declare the CS minor, students must complete and send a Minor Declaration Form to the engineering dean’s office before the final two semesters leading to graduation. Once declared, students are required to meet with a CS advisor to complete the CS minor coursework form.
  • For more information or an advisiong appointment, contact the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at 303-315-1408 or visit the Lawrence Street Center (1380 Lawrence Street), suite 800.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Any undergraduate student currently enrolled in a CU Denver degree program with a major other than computer science and engineering may earn a minor in computer science. This includes students from the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Business School, the College of Arts & Media and the School of Public Affairs.
  2. A student must fulfill all prerequisites for the courses he/she selects. See the catalog course descriptions for prerequisite information for each course.
  3. The student must complete (with a C- or better) three additional computer science and engineering courses (CSCI) at the 3000-level or higher from an approved list of computer science courses, available in the CSE department, and must obtain an approved plan from a Computer Science and Engineering faculty advisor.
  4. All computer science and engineering courses (CSCI) numbered 3000 and above must be taken from the CSE department at the University of Colorado Denver and be from the approved list of courses for the minor in computer science.
  5. At the time of graduation, the student must have a CU Denver cumulative GPA of 2.0 and must have a 2.0 GPA for the eight classes taken for the minor.
  6. All courses taken for the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better.