Minor in Computer Applications (16 cr.)
The goal of this minor is to provide the necessary technical expertise to those student preparing themselves for the new knowledge economy. Potential students who benefit from this minor may be found in many disciplines, including health care, science and engineering, government, business, and education.
The minor consists of 16 credit hours (five courses) and provides the student with knowledge and understanding of computer hardware and software components and how they operate, use of common office automation and productivity software, introduction to operating systems, introduction to event driven programming and graphical user interfaces, introduction to Web-based programming, introduction to computer networks and the client/server computing model.
At least 10 of the 16 credit hours must be taken at IU South Bend. The student must complete the following courses with a grade of C– or better.
Requirements (16 cr.)
All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated. A grade of C- or higher in each course is required.
- CSCI-A 107 Advanced Microcomputing (4 cr.)
- CSCI-A 150 Introduction to Operating Systems (1 cr.)
- CSCI-A 201 Introduction to Programming (4 cr.)
- CSCI-A 338 Network Technologies and Systems Administration (4 cr.)
- CSCI-A 340 An Introduction to Web Programming
This minor requires 20 credit hours of computer science consisting of six courses. A grade of C– or higher in each course is required. At least 12 of the 20 credit hours must be taken at IU South Bend.
Requirements (20 cr.)
All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.
- CSCI-C 101 Computer Programming I (4 cr.) (Test out is available)
- CSCI-C 151 Multiuser Operating Systems (2 cr.) (Test out is available)
- CSCI-C 201 Computer Programming II (4 cr.)
- CSCI-C 243 Introduction to Data Structures (4 cr.)
- Two additional computer science courses (6 cr.) at or above the level of CSCI-C 243 Introduction to Data Structures