Computer Science Minor

Computational thinking is an essential skill in all engineering and scientific disciplines. The minor in Computer Science will give you a strong background in the fundamentals of programming, algorithms, and discrete mathematics.

Upon completion of the minor you'll have the knowledge and skills needed to make effective use of computer science concepts and computing technology in your future career.

Why Grand View?

  • Nearly 100 percent of Grand View graduates in computer science find jobs after graduation.
  • We work hard to ensure students exceed employer expectations.
  • Grand View faculty members provide that all-important individual attention you won't find at larger institutions, and they maintain valuable connections with graduates so we can help you land a career-related internship.
Career Options
  • Software Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Project Manager
  • Software Applications Developer
  • Network Systems Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Software Systems Developer
  • Software Quality Assurance (QA) Tester
Course Requirements


MATH 121 College Algebra 3 credits

Required Courses

BSAD / CPSC 241 Computer Science I 3 credits
CPSC 242 Computer Science II 3 credits
CPSC 330 Data Structures & Algorithms 3 credits

MATH 231 or
MATH 212

Calculus with Analytical Geometry I or
Applied Calculus
5 credits or
3 credits
MATH 300 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning 3 credits

Additional Courses (select 1)

MATH 340 Discrete Computational Structures 3 credits
CPSC 300 Computer Architecture 3 credits
CPSC 363 Software Development 3 credits

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