Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Computer Science Minor - Program Requirements

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

338 Davis Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-2500
Chunming Qiao
Carl Alphonce
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Steve Ko
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Christy Krawczyk
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator

Completing the Computer Science Minor Program

Academic Requirements

Minors are awarded in conjunction with a major. All university degree requirements must be met upon completion.

Academic Advice

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how to best incorporate a minor within their major program of study.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer students must first apply to the university and meet the university transfer admission requirements. For admission of transfer students to engineering, see School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Transfer Policy in the Undergraduate Catalog, as well as additional departmental admission information.

Computing courses taken outside the department, and offered as substitutes for computer science courses, are evaluated individually by the department. The student must provide evidence to help the department determine whether courses taken at another institution are equivalent to UB courses; course syllabi are generally preferable to catalog descriptions as catalog descriptions do not provide enough detail for accurate evaluation. Additional information on course equivalencies may be found on the university's transfer and articulation website TAURUS.

Residency Requirement

At least three CSE courses for the minor must be taken at UB.

Prerequisite Courses

Required Courses

At least three CSE courses for the minor must be taken at UB.

  • Six CSE courses (excluding CSE 101, CSE 111, CSE 113, CSE 198, CSE 199, CSE 492, and CSE 494-499), with at least two at the 300- level or above.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 overall in those courses is required for graduation.
  • A maximum of two of these courses may be used for a student's major.
  • Students in the minor program are limited to 6 CSE courses.
  • Students wanting to take additional CSE courses must satisfy the BS CS or BA CS major admission criteria.

Sample Minor Programs

Total Credit Hours Required

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificateā€ƒ22

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

Published: August 16, 2018 09:19:10 AM