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Computer Science Minor

Computer science minors at Salisbury University receive an introduction to the fundamentals of computer science with a focus on computer programming. As computer technology become an integral part of our everyday life and business operations, students who major in other fields of study complemented with computer programming skills are extremely competitive in the job market and successful in their future careers.

Why Choose a Computer Science Minor at Salisbury University?

Is a minor in computer science useful? At SU, you'll find a minor in computer science gives you everything you need to maximize your career potential. Our Computer Science Program prides itself in its commitment to student success and the excellent connection between our faculty members and our students.

  • Small class sizes. The capacity of all our classes is below 25 students. Each and every one of our students can receive the special attention they deserve from their professors both inside and outside classrooms.
  • Personalized attention. Each student is assigned to an academic advisor who is also a faculty member who work with you throughout your time at SU. Students and faculty advisors meet at least once every semester to discuss course scheduling and career development.
  • Research experience. We offer many undergraduate research and independent study opportunities where students work closely with faculty mentors outside of regular classes.
  • Opportunities you can't get anywhere else. All computer science minors have access to state-of-the-art facilities, participate in the internship program and study abroad program, as well as undergraduate research activities.

Computer science minors can take courses on a diverse range of topics, including:

  • Programming languages, system programming, operating systems, database design and implementation, software engineering
  • AI, data visualization and interpretation
  • Computer networks and security
  • Robotics and computer architecture
  • High-performance computing
  • Computer graphics, object-oriented design, GUI and event-driven programming

For a more in-depth study, SU also offers a computer science major.

Computer science is impacting every subject and changing our daily life. Programming skill is a great advantage for getting high paying jobs and conducting research in other fields.
Dr. Junyi Tu, Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science

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