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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.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
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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