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

 

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)

EGR225-A
Kim, Mark Sun
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 305
EGR225-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 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)

EGR227-A
Knisley, Benjamin David
09/07/2021 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering 221
EGR227-A
Knisley, Benjamin David
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 104
EGR227-B
Knisley, Benjamin David
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 305

 

Complete one of the following courses:

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 & OPS)

EGR121-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering 107
EGR121-C
Kim, Mark Sun
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 107
EGR121-F
Kim, Mark Sun
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 119
EGR121-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 107
EGR121-B
Kim, Mark Sun
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 107
EGR121-E
Shade, Karen S
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 302
EGR121-A
Shade, Karen S
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 302
EGR121-B
Kim, Mark Sun
01/10/2022 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engineering 302
EGR121-C
Kim, Mark Sun
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 107
EGR121-D
Xu, Xuping
01/10/2022 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)

CIS268-A
Corso, Anthony J.
09/07/2021 WF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering ONLN
CIS268-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/10/2022 WF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN

 

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 227. (3 units; Spring)

CSC312-A
Sanders, Benjamin L
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 104
CSC312-A
Sanders, Benjamin L
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 104

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)

CSC411-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Engineering 229

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)

EGR329-B
Grissom, Dan
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 107
EGR329-A
Grissom, Dan
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 221

Upper Division Elective Requirements

 

Complete 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 227. (3 units; Fall)

CSC311-A
Im, Kyungsoo
09/07/2021 MWF 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
CSC311-B
Im, Kyungsoo
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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. Prerequisites: EGR 225, 227, and 305. (3 units; Spring)

CSC412-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 229

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)

CSC413-A
Knisley, Benjamin David
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Engineering 221

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. Prerequisites: CSC 311 and EGR 225. (3 units; Fall)

CSC414-A
Sanders, Benjamin L
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 221

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)

EGR325-A
Clement, Larry W.
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 229
EGR325-B
Clement, Larry W.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 229

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)

EGR425-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering ONLN