Computer scientists use computers to solve problems no one has successfully solved before. Programming is at the heart of what they do, writing and designing sophisticated code. Having a strong skill set in theory, math, logic, and science are also essential to their success.
The computer science minor focuses heavily on programming with some attention to software design and hardware. You can choose to learn about a specialized area such as graphics, parallel processing, or artificial intelligence.
Why Study Computer Science?
Software continues to become more important in the modern world. We crave speed and efficiency. A minor in Computer Science gives you a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in software development. You'll be prepared to use computers, including programming, as a tool in any discipline. The computer science minor may be especially attractive to students in mathematics or the sciences.