The 15-credit minor in computer science is a flexible program of study that establishes competency in core areas and allows students freedom in selecting elective courses for further study. Faculty advisors can help students find courses that complement their majors and interests.

Course No. Title Credits
Core Courses 6
CS 157 Algorithms and Programming 3
CS 158 Algorithms and Abstract Data Types 3
Electives 9
At least nine credits from computer science courses numbered 200 or above.
Additional Required Course
MATH 131 Calculus I 4
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Non-Majors Welcome!

Computing is a powerful tool that has transformed research and practice in many fields. To encourage students in other disciplines to learn valuable computing skills, the Valpo CS department makes an effort to remove barriers to non-majors. Many upper-level CS courses require only a single prerequisite course.