Computer Science (Minor)

Computer science is rapidly changing the world, and nearly every aspect of our daily lives is affected by an increased reliance on computing. There are few majors untouched by computer science.

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Explore the conceptual underpinnings of computer science, including its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, and software engineering techniques though a Minor in Computer Science. A firm background in computer science can be a great benefit in nearly any profession.

The Minor in Computer Science is composed of a highly flexible set of courses, starting with a foundation in object-oriented programming language, data structures, and algorithms. Then choose from a wide range of electives.

Discover new methods of solving real-world problems by creating new solutions with training in computer science. This training not only will help while working within a team, but also will aid in team leadership.

Program Overview

The Minor in Computer Science is composed of a highly flexible set of courses, starting with a foundation in object-oriented programming language, data structures, and algorithms. Then choose from a wide range of electives.

Career Opportunities

A skill set in computer science is an asset to any career field or profession, including:

  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Real estate
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Health care
  • Marketing

A total of 16 credit hours of coursework must be completed to earn the Minor in Computer Science.

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Admission to Illinois Tech is required to enroll in the Minor in Computer Science program. Consult your academic adviser to transfer into this program.