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2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Computer Science Minor

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  1. To develop in the student an understanding of computer science as a discipline: its structure, methodologies, and trends.
  2. To use the computer as a tool to solve problems.
  3. To give the student a sufficient background in computer science to continue his/her study of the discipline independently.
  4. To give students a sufficient knowledge in computer science to gain an advantage when entering the current job market.


Complete the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • CIS One additional 300/400 course - 3 credits


Students with prior experience in programming can substitute CIS 183, Object Paradigm, for the sequence of courses CIS 180/181. Students can substitute the sequence CIS 115, Computer Programming in C / CIS 215, Program Design and Data Structures, for the sequence CIS 180/181.

Total credits: 21

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