2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Computer Science

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Program Requirements

Computer Science, Minor Program Checksheet

Includes:

  • Minor Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Computer Science Minor?

A minor in Computer Science will significantly enhance the employability of a graduate from any program at Ferris. Computer skills are among the most important skills an employer is looking for in employees today. It can serve to enhance the expertise of the student in their major field and also serve as an excellent preparation for entry-level positions in the computing field.

Through the course work of the Computer Science minor, students will be provided the opportunity to learn computer science applications such as programming language, computer architecture, microprocessor-controlled equipment and local area networks.

More Information

ADVISOR: Dr. James Nystrom
PHONE: 231-591-5864
E-MAIL:

Mathematics Department
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive, ASC 2021
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2565

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Computer Science Minor - 18 Credits

Object Oriented Programming
4
Data Structures and Algorithms
4
Computer Organization
4
Discrete Structures
3
Electives - Select 1
Computer Simulation
3
Computer Graphics
3
Parallel Programming
4
Programming Language Concepts
3
Real Time Operating Systems
4