Computer Science Minor and Certificate

If you're not sure whether the minor or certificate is right for you, watch this video to learn about the differences between the programs.

Minor

The department of computer science offers a minor in computer science targeted toward engineering students as an area of special interest outside their major. The minor focuses on mathematical and logical foundations for programming. The following courses must be completed:

Program requirements (16 credit hours)

Prerequisites (in addition to any prerequisites for the required courses) —

Required courses

Certificate

The department of computer science offers a certificate in computer science targeted toward any K-State student regardless of major or degree level. The certificate assumes minimal mathematical background and focuses on application programming in a variety of fields. A student completing the certificate will have suitable training for a variety of jobs requiring programming skills. The following courses must be completed:

Program requirements

The following prerequisites are recommended for students with no background in computer programming:

  • College algebra or equivalent
Required courses

Non-K-State Students: Apply as a non-degree-seeking student through Global Campus.

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