Minor in Computer Science
The minor in computer science is best suited for those whose (a) primary interest is in some other discipline but they still wish to beef up their computing knowledge or (b) true love is in a different area but who would like to find a job upon graduation. The knowledge and skills developed within these 21 credits is sufficient to help you get your "foot in the door".
CSC101 - Introduction to Problem Solving Using Computers [Pre-req: Math ACT score of at least 20 or MAT097 or higher],
CSC145 - Introduction to Programming [Pre-req: CSC101 and MAT150 or equivalent] ,
CSC300 - Discrete Structures [Pre-req: CSC145 and MAT150 or equivalent],
CSC345 - Data Structures [Pre-req: CSC145 with a grade of C or higher],
CSC325 - Advanced Object-Oriented Programming [Pre-req: CSC145] ,
CSC445 - Computer Algorithms [Pre-req: CSC300 and CSC345 or consent of instructor],
and one from
CSC405 - Computer Architecture [Pre-req: CSC300 or consent of instructor],
CSC410 - Parallel and Distributed Computing [Pre-req: CSC300 or consent of instructor],
CSC415 - Programming Languages [Pre-req: CSC235 , CSC300, CSC325 and CSC345],
CSC425 - Mobile and Web Programming,
CSC530 - Senior Software Project [Pre-req: CIS407, CSC425 and CSC430].
Six hours must be upper-level courses completed in-residence at Murray State University.
Some of these classes have pre-requisites outside the department. Almost all need MAT150. Some need MAT250.