Minor in Computer Science

Application to the Minor in Computer Science is open to all students in the Bachelor of Applied Science program. Admission will be competitive based on GPA.

Applications for admission must be made through the Engineering Advising Office by May 31st.

Students might encounter difficulty fitting the courses for the Minor into their program timetable; careful planning is essential, and completion of the Minor program will likely require an additional term or terms beyond that required to complete the B.A.Sc. degree alone. To accommodate scheduling conflicts students are encouraged to consider taking COSC courses in the Summer Session.

The minor consists of 30 credits: 12 lower-level and 18 upper-level COSC credits, together with any necessary prerequisites.

  • The 12 lower level credits will consist of the following foundation courses: COSC 111, COSC 121, and two other COSC courses of the student’s choosing.
  • No more than six COSC upper-level credits may be counted towards the technical elective requirements for the B.A.Sc.

Course planning as early as first year may be advisable in order to complete the Minor in a timely fashion.

Entry into and continuation in the Minor requires that the student remains in Good Standing. Upon successful completion of the Minor program, the notation “Minor in Computer Science” will be added on the student’s transcript.

The School of Engineering will work with the Computer Science Unit to provide a list of available courses for guidance each year to be posted on the School of Engineering’s website.

Note: Space in many courses is limited. Admission to a computer science minor does not guarantee access to courses agreed upon for the minor.

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