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College of Engineering and Applied Science

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UC Denver

Computer Science & Engineering

Minor in CS

Any undergraduate student currently enrolled in a University of Colorado Denver degree program with a major other than Computer Science and Engineering may earn a minor in Computer Science.  This includes students from the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Business School, and the College of Arts & Media.

The student must com​plete the following classes with a grade of C- or better.

Calculus and Analytical Geometry I  (MATH 1401) 4 credits
Calculus and Analytical Geometry II  (MATH 2411)    4 credits
Fundamentals of Computing  (CSCI 1410)  3 credits
Fundamentals of Computing Laboratory (CSCI 1411)     1 credit
Intermediate Programming   (CSCI 2312)   3 credits
Data Structures and Program Design (CSCI 2421)   3 credits
Discrete Structures    (CSCI 2511) 3 credits

The student must complete (with a C- or better) three additional Computer Science and Engineering courses at the 3000-level or higher with the approval of a Computer Science and Engineering faculty member.

Note:  Some courses at the 3000-level and above require additional prerequisites.  A student must fulfill all prerequisites for the courses he/she selects.  Please see the catalog for prerequisite information for each course.​

All Computer Science and Engineering courses 3000 and above must be taken at the University of Colorado Denver.

The student must file a Minor Declaration Form with Megan Steelman (303-352-3572, in the engineering dean's office, North Classroom 3024.

At the time of graduation, the student must have a University of Colorado Denver cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better and must have a 2.0 GPA or better for the eight classes taken for the minor.

For more information or an advising appointment, contact the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at 303-315-1408 or visit the Lawrence Street Center (1380 Lawrence Street), suite 800.