Texas Tech University

Requirements for a Minor in Computer Science

Overview

A minor in Computer Science consists of a minimum of 18 hours of computer science courses with at least 6 hours at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Computer science 3000 or 4000 level elective course offerings are options for the minor in computer science. See your computer science advisor for a listing of rotating computer science junior and senior elective course offerings. CS 1300, CS 1303, CS 1305, CS 4311, CS 4000, CS 4312, and CS 4366 are not options for the minor in computer science.

If you are interested in adding the CS Minor, please contact one of the CS Undergraduate Academic Advisors. Current CS minor students will need to be permitted into their classes by their CS Undergraduate Academic Advisor.

Additional Course Information

  • Students from other colleges outside of the Whitacre College of Engineering that are in math-heavy majors, such as Mathematics or Physics, must have a minimum 2.75 GPA at Texas Tech to qualify for a minor in the Whitacre College of Engineering. Students from other colleges outside of the Whitacre College of Engineering that are not in math-heavy majors must have a minimum 3.5 GPA at Texas Tech to qualify for a minor in the Whitacre College of Engineering. 
  • Whitacre College of Engineering Foundational Curriculum students are not allowed to declare a minor.
  • Free tutoring is available for some CS courses in The Learning Center.

Department of Computer Science