Program Minors


Minor in Computer Science

(For non-Computer Science majors)

The minor in Computer Science consists of 18 credits and is available to qualified students. This minor provides students with a foundation in computer science, and it can enhance their employment opportunities and career options. Through this minor, students will acquire problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. To take any course in the minor, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course.  The courses for the minor in Computer Science within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (9 Credits)

CSCI1201     Computer Programming I
CSCI2215     Introduction to Computer Science
CSCI3268     Database Systems

*Elective Courses (9 Credits)
Three courses must be chosen from the following:

CSCI1202     Computer Programming II
CSCI2232     Data Structures
CSCI2247     Assembly Language Programming
CSCI3240     Computer Networks
CSCI3249     Computer Organization
CSCI3278     Operating Systems
ENGR2286    Digital System Design
MATH2255    Discrete Structures

*With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take other higher-level CSCI courses as electives. Students intending to pursue an M.S. in Computer Science or an M.S. in Management Information Systems must see an advisor for the proper selection of electives.

Minor in Electrical Engineering

(For non-Electrical Engineering majors)

The minor in Electrical Engineering consists of 19 credits and is available to qualified students with appropriate mathematics and science backgrounds. This minor provides students with a foundation in electrical engineering, and it can enhance their employment opportunities and career options. To take any course in the minor, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course. The courses for a minor in Electrical Engineering within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (16 credits)

EENG2221     Signals and Systems I
EENG2222     Signals and Systems II
ENGR2286     Digital System Design
EENG2287     Microprocessor System Design I
EENG3265     Electronics I

*Elective Courses (3 credits)
One course must be chosen from the following:

EENG3223     Linear Systems
EENG3266     Electronics II
EENG3267     Electronics III
EENG3288     Microprocessor System Design II

* With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take a higher-level EENG course an elective.

Minor in Electrical Engineering Technology

(For non-Electrical Engineering Technology majors)

The minor in Electrical Engineering Technology consists of 18 credits and is available to qualified students. This minor provides students with a foundation in electrical engineering technology, and it can enhance their employment opportunities and career options. To take any course in the minor, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course. The courses for the minor in Electrical Engineering Technology within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (12 Credits)

ENGR1301     Engineering Practices, Graphics and Design
EGTG2215     Circuits I
EGTE2216     Circuits II
EGTG2286     Digital System Design

*Elective Courses (6 Credits)
Two courses must be chosen from the following:

EGTE2287     Micro System Design I
EGTE3288     Micro System Design II
EGTG2265     Electronics I
EGTG3223     Instrumentation
EGTE3266     Electronics II
EGTE4381     Computer Aided Analysis and Design

* With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take higher level EGTE courses as electives.

Minor in Information Technology

(For non-Information Technology majors)

The minor in Information Technology consists of 18 credits and is available to qualified students. This minor provides students with a foundation in information technology, and it can enhance their employment opportunities and career options. To take any course in the minor, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course. The courses for the minor in Information Technology within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (15 credits)

INFO1101     Computer Concepts and Technology
INFO1105     Software Applications in Bus & Tech
INFO2101     Computer Programming for IT I
INFO2102     Computer Programming for IT II
CSCI3268     Database Systems

*Elective Courses (3 credits)
One course must be chosen from the following:

INFO2105     Internet & Web Applications
ENGR2286   Digital System Design
INFO3201     Human Computer Interface
INFO4101     Data Comm & Computer Networks I
INFO4201     IT Needs Assessment & Management

*With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take a higher level INFO course as an elective.

Minor in Mathematics

(For non-B.A. and non-B.S. Math majors)

The minor in Mathematics consists of 20 credits and is available to qualified students. This minor is relevant to students in all majors. Mathematics affects every aspect of one's daily life and every profession. Students who complete this minor will possess strong mathematical knowledge and problem solving skills that are useful in the workplace and in graduate studies, including those in business, natural sciences, computer science, education, engineering and technology. To take any course in the minor, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course. The courses for a minor in Mathematics within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (8 Credits)

MATH1201     Calculus I
MATH2202     Calculus II

*Elective Courses (12 credits)
Four courses must be chosen from the following:

MATH2203     Calculus III
MATH2210     Differential Equations
MATH2255     Discrete Structures
MATH3220     Linear Algebra
MATH3237     Probability and Statistics I
MATH3341     Advanced Engineering Math

* With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take other higher level MATH courses as electives.

Minor in Mechanical Engineering Technology

(For non-Mechanical Engineering Technology majors)

The minor in Mechanical Engineering Technology consist of 18 credits and is available to qualified students. This minor provides students with the fundamental aspects of mechanical engineering technology, and it can enhance their employment opportunities and career options. To take any course in the minor, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course. The courses for the minor in Mechanical Engineering Technology within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (12 Credits)

EGTM2232     Mechanical Measurement and Devices
EGTM2230     Manufacturing Process
EGTM3248     Mechanical Technology Design I
EGTM3250     Mechanical Technology Design II

*Elective Courses (6 Credits)

EGTG2221     Statics
EGTG2228     Strength of Materials
EGTG3351     Applied Thermodynamics
EGTG3431     Dynamics
EGTG4224     Process and Electro/Mech. Control Systems Technology
EGTG4225     Industrial Automation
EGTG4254     Fluid Mechanics
EGTM4356     Stress and Vibration Analysis

*With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take other higher-level EGTG or ETGM courses as electives.

Minor and/or Certificate in Web-site Design and Development

The minor and /or certificate in Web-site Design and Development consists of 18 credits. The minor provides students with a foundation in web-site design and development, and it can enhance their career and employment opportunities. To take any course in the minor and/or certificate, a student must meet all prerequisites for that course. The courses for the minor and/or certificate in Web-site Design and Development within University College are as follows:

Required Courses (15 Credits)

INFO1101     Computer Concepts and Technology
INFO1105     Software Applications in Business & Technology (or)
CSCI1105     Survey of Computers and Computer Software
ART1177      Introduction to Digital Media
INFO2105     Internet & Web Applications
INFO2106     Web-site Design and Management

Elective Courses (3 Credits)
*One course must be chosen from the following:

INFO3201     Human Computer Interface
INFO3205     Digital Media Publishing
INFO4844     Programming for the Internet

*With the approval of the academic advisor, students may take a higher level INFO or CSCI courses as an elective.