Computer Science, Minor

School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems

College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

This minor introduces the basic principles and practices of computer science, opening doors to the world of data structures, programming, and authoring tools. Students will gain skills that can be applied in such fields as business, government, administration, engineering, teaching, law, design, online commerce, etc

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 - 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 20
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 136

Minor Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also successfully complete. For prerequisite information, click on the course or see your advisor.