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Computer Science & Engineering

Minor in CS

Any undergraduate student enrolled in a University of Colorado Denver degree program with a major other than Computer Science may earn a minor in Computer Science.


The following classes need to be taken with a grade of C- or better:

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

Three additional courses at the 3000-level or higher need to be taken, which must be taught by the faculty of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at CU Denver, each with a grade C- or better. When such courses require additional prerequisites, then these prerequisites need to be satisfied by taking the respective courses. The overall GPA for the CS courses needs to be at least 2.0.

Additional Information

To declare the CS minor, students must complete and send a Minor Declaration Form​ to the engineering dean's office ( before the final two semesters leading to graduation. Once declared, students are required to complete the Computer Science Minor Coursework form​.

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.