This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2020-21 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

The minor in computer science consists of at least 18 credits in computer science, including the following:

CourseTitleHours
CMSC 255Introduction to Programming4
or EGRE 245 Engineering Programming
CMSC 256Data Structures and Object Oriented Programming3-4
or EGRE 246 Advanced Engineering Programming
Select nine upper-level credits in computer science9
Select at least two additional credits in computer science at the 200 level or above.2
Total Hours18-19

All courses required for the minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C. Only computer science courses at the 200-level or higher can be applied toward the minor in computer science.