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Any Minor


The Any Minor Option requires a minimum of 44 hours of approved computer science courses. The difference is that the student may minor in any program available at Western.

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Starting from Fall 2012, students who wish to declare a 629 computer science major are initially designated as 629P - Computer Science (Prep). In order to be granted full admission into the 629 computer science major, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Completion of CS 180, CS 221, and CS 339 with grades of C or better.
  • Submit a Change of Major form to change from 629P to a 629 major.

Current Catalog: 44 Hour Requirements for Any Minor Option:

  • All CS courses counting towards the CS program major must be completed with a C or better.
CORE CLASSES (With Grade of C or Better) HOURS
CS 180 Computer Science I

4 Hours

CS 221 Computer Science II 4 Hours
CS 325 Computer Organization and Architecture 3 Hours
CS 339 Computer Science III 3 Hours
CS 351 Introduction to Database 3 Hours
CS 360 Software Engineering 3 Hours
CS 382 Programming Languages 3 Hours
CS 396 Intermediate Software Project 3 Hours
CS 421 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis 3 Hours
CS 425 Operating Systems I 3 Hours
CS 496 Senior Project and Professional Practice 3 Hours
TOTAL HOURS 35 Hours
  • Completion of an additional 9 hours of CS electives at the 200 level or above (excluding CS 226 and CS 257) including 3 hours at the 400 level and another 3 hours at the 300 level or higher. NOTE: At most 1.5 hours of credit for CS 239 may count towards the major. At most 3 hours of credit for CS 239 and 245 (only for languages for which credit is not received through another course) may count towards the major.
  • Completion of any additional minor/major.

Additional requirements include:

  • ENG 307 and MATH 136 and STAT 301 

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 Last Modified 5/29/19