Minor in Computer Science

Note: declaring a minor in CS will not give you an advantage in registering for CS courses.

The following three courses are specifically required:

Hours

Course

4

CS 125 Intro to Computer Science (substitutes: ECE 190 or ECE 220)

3

CS 173 Discrete Structures (substitute: MATH 213)

4

CS 225 Data Structures

Students must take three additional courses from among the following approved courses.  These courses must be taken at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At least one of the three courses must be at the 400-level. Students may apply two or even all three of the additional courses from among the 400-level offerings.

Hours

Course

4

CS 233 Computer Architecture

3

CS 241 System Programming

3

CS 357 Numerical Methods

4

CS 374 Algorithms and Models of Comp.

3

Any course number between CS 410 and CS 498 except CS 413, CS 491, CS 492, CS 493, CS494.

To declare a minor, students should fill out a Statment of Intent to Pursue a Campus-Approved Minor form. Bring it to 1210 Siebel Center for an advisor's signature, then submit the form to your college office.

Note that declaring a minor in CS will not give you an advantage in registering for any CS courses. However, once declared, you will receive emails that apply to your minor.