Computer Science Minor

By minoring in computer science (23 units), you can dramatically expand your career opportunities. With a minor in computer science, you can combine the subject area expertise you've cultivated with your major as well as the knowledge of computer science and have a dynamic combination, making you more competitive in the job market.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data

Lower Division Requirements

EGR121 Intro Computer Programming C++

Introduction to computer science. Covers problem solving methods and algorithm development; modern programming methodologies; and fundamentals of high-level block structured language using C++. Prerequisite: EGR 181 or MAT 115. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

Shade, Karen S
09/03/2019 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering 107
Han, Mi_Kyung
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Engineering ONLN
Kolta, Michael J.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 107
Kolta, Michael J.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 119
Kolta, Michael J.
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 107
Shade, Karen S
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 107
Shade, Karen S
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 229
Kolta, Michael J.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 302
Kolta, Michael J.
01/13/2020 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering 302
Xu, Xuping
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 302


CIS268 Computer Programming Languages

In this course concepts of computer programming languages are presented. Attention is given to the common constructs of programming languages as well as a structured approach to program development. The programming language may change from semester to semester. (3 units; Spring)

Corso, Anthony J.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B113

Then complete the following:

EGR225 Discrete Structures I

Introduces the foundations of discrete mathematics as they apply to computer science, focusing on providing a solid theoretical foundation for further work. Topics include functions, relations, sets, simple proof techniques, Boolean algebra, propositional logic, digital logic, elementary number theory, and the fundamentals of counting. (3.0 units; Fall)

Kim, Mark Sun
09/03/2019 MWF 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Engineering 305
Kim, Mark Sun
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 305

EGR227 Data Structures and Analysis

Fundamental data structures for implementation and analysis. Techniques for solving problems by programming. Analysis for complexity and performance trade-offs. Topics include object oriented design, debugging, abstract data types (ADTs), recursion, big-O notation, interfaces, inheritance, and encapsulation, linked lists, stacks, queues, hash tables, heap, trees, searching, sorting. Prerequisite: EGR 222. (3 units; Spring)

Upper Division Requirements

CSC312 Algorithms

Algorithms are the heart of any computer software; they define the procedure for accomplishing a data-intensive task. This course establishes terms and methods for talking about algorithms, examines some of the basic algorithms for sorting, searching and other fundamental tasks, and explores more advanced algorithms in bioinformatics and other fields. Prerequisite: EGR 221. (3 units; Spring)

Han, Mi_Kyung
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 104
Han, Mi_Kyung
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering ONLN

CSC411 Scl and Prfssnl Issues in Cmptng

The Christian worldview provides a framework within which the complicated ethical and social issues of computing can be considered. This course will guide students through an examination of several key ethical questions in computing, using Biblical principles as a guide. (2 units; Spring)

01/13/2020 - Online

EGR329 Computer Architecture

Introduces students to the organization and architecture of computer systems, beginning with the standard von Neumann model and then moving forward to more recent architectural concepts. Introduction to assembly language programming. Prerequisites: EGR 121 and 225. (3 units; Fall)

Sanders, Benjamin L.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 221

Upper Division Elective Requirements

Choose 6 units from the following:

CSC311 Compiler Design and Languages

Introduction to concepts and considerations of modern compilers and programming languages. Language translation, types and declaration, and abstraction mechanisms are studied. Both functional and object-oriented programming paradigms are explored through examination of several programming languages. Prerequisite: EGR 221. (3 units; Fall)

Im, Kyungsoo
09/03/2019 MW 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering ONLN

CSC313 Graphics and Visual Computing

This course explores issues related to the production and the analysis of imagery and visual representations. Computer graphics are introduced, from basic concepts through rendering and animation. Visualization of data is presented. Computer Vision and Image Processing is presented both mathematically and practically, with an emphasis on creating image manipulation programs in a high-level language. Prerequisite: EGR 221. (3 units; Spring)

Peters, Kim Y.
01/13/2020 - Online

CSC412 Intelligent Systems

Intelligent systems is concerned with the design and analysis of autonomous agents that perceive their environment and make rational decisions. This course introduces the basic definitions and issues in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Students will create reasoning systems in software and explore their capabilities in dealing with new knowledge. Ethical issues in Intelligent Systems will be presented and examined from a Christian perspective. Prerequisite: EGR 305. (3 units; Spring)

Kolta, Michael J.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 203

CSC413 Info Securty and Cmptr Forenscs

This course provides an introduction to the field of Security in computing. Topics include common security standards and policies, cryptography and information security, access controls, attacks and countermeasures, and computer forensics. Prerequisite: EGR 222. (3 units; Fall)

Sanders, Benjamin L.
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Engineering 229

CSC414 Theory of Computation

Computer scientists use hardware and software components to solve problems; this course encompasses the theoretical basics that underlie them. Automata, languages and grammar, language processing, computability and complexity theory will be examined in detail. Important topics will be explored using a combination of conceptual work and coding exercises. Prerequisite: EGR 225. (3 units; Spring)

Sanders, Benjamin L.
09/03/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Engineering 107

EGR325 Database Systems

Overview of current database technologies with an emphasis on relational database technology. Introduction to database design, entity relationship diagraming, structured query language, and stored procedures. Prerequisite: EGR 222. (3 units; Spring)

Clement, Larry W.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 230

EGR425 Real Time and Embedded Develpmnt

Focus on Programming real-time applications on an embedded platform running a real-time operating system (RTOS). Consideration will be given to cross-compiled software development, embedded system debugging, multitasking, real-time scheduling, inter-task communication, software design for deterministic execution time, software performance analysis and optimization, device drivers. Prerequisites: EGR 222 and 327. (3 units; Spring)

Im, Kyungsoo
01/13/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering ONLN