Minor In Computer Science

To earn a minor in computer science, a student must complete 36 credits of Computer Science courses. View the CS Minor requirements as a printable pdf

CS Minor Requirements

  • CS 162 Introduction to Computer Science (4)
  • CS 163 Data Structures (4)
  • CS 201 Computer Systems Programming (4)
  • CS 202 Programming Systems (4)
  • Lower/Upper Division Computer Science Elective #1 (4)
  • Lower/Upper Division Computer Science Elective #2 (4)
  • Upper Division Computer Science Elective #1 (4)
  • Upper Division Computer Science Elective #2 (4)
  • Upper Division Computer Science Elective #3 (4)

 

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CS lower division electives: CS 161, CS 250, and CS 251. CS upper division electives are any regular 300- and 400-level computer science course plus CS 401, CS 405, and CS 406.  Additional courses are: ECE 455, ECE 456, ECE 485, and ECE 486.

Only grades of C or better count toward departmental requirements. CS 404 is excluded from the list of CS electives. At least 18 of the required 36 credits must be taken at Portland State University.

Admission to the CS minor requires successful completion of a programming proficiency demonstration (consult with the CS advisers for details).