PEAK Minors

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Computer Studies Minor

18-20 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

MAT-150 or
MAT-152

Applied Calculus (MAT-151 is equivalent)
Calculus II

4

CSC-150

Computer Science I

4

CSC-152

Computer Science II

4

CSC-270

Applied Databases

3

Complete 3-5 credits from the following:

BIO-102

Biology of Human Disease and Lab

4

BIO-201

Molecules to Cells and Laboratory

4

BIO-202

Organismal Biology and Laboratory

4

CHE-124

Forensic Science and Lab

3

CHE-141

General Chemistry I and Laboratory

4

CHE-142

General Chemistry II and Laboratory

4

ENV-160

Environmental Science and Laboratory

4

PHY-230

Digital Electronics

3

PHY-231

General Physics and Laboratory I

4

PHY-232

General Physics and Laboratory II

4

PHY-271

Analytical Physics and Laboratory I

5

PHY-272

Analytical Physics and Laboratory II

5

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving

Note: Students who wish to enhance their understanding of the foundations of computer science or to prepare for careers more closely related to the field should consider the following additional courses:

Course Course Title
CSC-340 Design and Analysis of Algorithms
MAT-212 Advanced Statistical Methods
MAT-252 Discrete Mathematics
MAT-361 Linear Algebra