Degree offered at Minot State
- Bachelor of Science with a Major in Computer Science
- Computer Science Minor (non-teaching)
- Computer Science Minor (teaching)
- Computer Science concentration
- Certificate in Computer Programming
Internships are not required, but provide students with great real-world experience and occasionally lead to employment. Internships may be full time, part time or project oriented.
Computer science graduates work in:
- High-technology companies and startups
- Finance, consulting and insurance
- Information and communications
- Healthcare, medical devices and pharmaceuticals
- Marketing and sales
- Entertainment and hospitality
Right for you?
Those who work in computer science fields must have good analytical and communication skills; work well with co-workers and customers; and be creative and detail oriented. Computer science graduates are likely to work in environments where long hours are the norm.
Employment opportunities for computer science graduates are expected to grow faster than the average for most occupations in the next decade. Rapid job growth is predicted through 2020 in areas such as software development and robotics.
The Mathematics & Computer Science Department's robotics lab has been described as one of the coolest places on campus. In 2011 our robotics team won the robotics competition at the annual Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium.
- General education core
- Computer science courses, such as computer and digital hardware, programming, database management, computer organization, project development, mathematics
- Computer science electives, such as robotics, software engineering and testing, computer security
Department of Math and Computer Science
The Department of Math and Computer Science trains computer scientists, mathematicians and math teachers, and provides coursework to meet students' general education requirements.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences provides fundamental liberal arts education for all Minot State University students, giving them the knowledge, skills and values to help them think critically and creatively.
Cheryl Nilsen, Ed. D Professor and Chair Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Phone: 701-858-3350 or 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3350 firstname.lastname@example.org