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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Computer Science

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/programs/computerscience.html
Department Computer Science
College Science, Engineering & Technology
Program Website http://cset.mnsu.edu/cs/ugrad/
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS (Program is closed; teach out plan for majors in the program as of August 25, 2010.) Other degree options in Computer Information Science still available; please contact the department for more information.
Program Description Bachelor's degree programs offered by the Department of Computer Science prepare graduates for positions in computer-related fields as well as advanced post-graduate study. Computer science is a field that spans a wide range of topics from theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge developments in robotics, computer vision, computational linguistics, intelligent systems, and bioinformatics.
Admission Requirements Admission to the major is required for enrollment in 300- and 400-level courses.  Admission requirements are:
  • A minimum of 32 earned semester credits
  • Completion of MATH 121 with a grade of C or better
  • Completion of ENG 101 with a grade of C or better
  • Completion of CS 110, CS 111, CS 210, and CS 220 with a grade of C or better and a GPA of 2.5 in these courses (or their equivalents).
Admission application forms are available in the College Advising Center, Trafton C-125.
Other Requirements All courses in the CS major and minor (including required support and general education courses) must be taken for grade, and a C or above is required.  Grades of D in required courses are not accepted toward the major or minor in CS.
Program Contact Information Department of Computer Science
273 Wissink Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507–389–1412
Fax: 507–389–6376
Email: steven.case@mnsu.edu
College Advising All CS majors are assigned to an academic advisor to assist in planning their major program.  Additional advising support is available at:
College of Science, Engineering & Technology Advising Center
Ken Adams, Student Relations Coordinator
125 Trafton Science Center C.
Mankato, MN 56001
507-389-1521

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