This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2023-2024 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:

Course Title Hours
CMSC 255Introduction to Programming4
or EGRE 245 Engineering Programming
CMSC 256Data Structures and Object Oriented Programming3-4
or EGRE 347 Applied Object-oriented Programming
Select nine upper-level credits in computer science9
Select at least two additional credits in computer science at the 200 level or above. 12
Total Hours18-19

The following courses will not count toward the computer science minor: CMSC 210, CMSC 320, CMSC 330 and CMSC 340.

All courses required for the minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C.