Build the skills needed with technology to create solutions to future problems.
Get a background in how technology infrastructure works with a minor in Computer Science.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
- Credit hours:
Why minor in Computer Science?
UND offers a Computer Science minor program that is truly unique with opportunities to:
- Create web and mobile apps.
- Develop computer animations and virtual reality systems.
- Analyze imagery and data from unmanned and manned aircraft systems.
- Influence the design of systems for aerospace.
- Develop expertise in cybersecurity, big data, software engineering, information technology, computer animation, and game design.
Skills Learned with a Minor in Computer Science
A Computer Science minor gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Python (Programming Language)
- C/C++ (Programming Languages)
- Object Oriented Programming
- Virtual Machines
- Software Version Control
Where computer scientists work?
UND Computer Science alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Digi-Key Corporation
- Rockwell Collins, Inc.
- Amazon.com, Inc.
- Altru Health System
- Newscycle Solutions, Inc.
What majors pair well with a Computer Science minor?
Combining a Computer Science minor with certain majors can enhance your skill set and broaden your career options. Or deepen your expertise with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Here are some bachelor’s degrees that pair well with a Computer Science minor:
- Electrical Engineering Degree: By pairing a Computer Science minor with an Electrical Engineering degree, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of both hardware and software aspects of technology.
- Physics Degree: Combining a Computer Science minor with a Physics degree equips you with computational skills crucial for scientific research and technology development.
- Information Systems Degree: Pairing a Computer Science minor with an Information Systems degree provides a blend of technical and business knowledge, preparing you for diverse roles in systems analysis, IT consulting, and software project management.
- Cyber Security Degree: With a Computer Science minor alongside a Cyber Security degree, you'll learn both secure software development and defensive cybersecurity techniques, setting you up for roles in cybersecurity analysis, penetration testing, and security architecture.
- Math Degree: A Computer Science minor can enhance your understanding of programming languages, data structures, and computational theory, complementing your mathematical background.