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Computer Science (Minor)

The minor in computer science provides you with a fundamental understanding of the computer and the basics of the development of computer applications. Not all computer science programs are equal when it comes to curriculum. ODU's program is scientifically and mathematically intensive in order to produce qualified and talented graduates.

Computer Science (Minor)


Description


What is Computer Science at ODU like?

The minor in computer science provides you with a fundamental understanding of the computer and the basics of the development of computer applications. Not all computer science programs are equal when it comes to curriculum. ODU's program is scientifically and mathematically intensive in order to produce qualified and talented graduates.

Program Highlights


What makes Computer Science at ODU unique?

  • Available on-campus and online

  • Three required courses & two upper-level electives (18 credit hours)

  • Popular minor for MSVE, ECE, and Cybersecurity majors

Courses


What are some courses offered in Computer Science at ODU?

CS 250:
Problem Solving and Programming II


LECTURE. STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR LAB AND RECITATION SECTIONS.

CS 330:
Object-Oriented Programming and Design


Laboratory work required. The techniques and idioms of object-oriented programming in C and Java. Methods of object-oriented analysis and design with the Unified Modeling Language. Multi-thread programs, synchronization, and graphic user interfaces. Prerequisites: MATH 163, CS 252 and a grade of C or better in CS 250 or CS 333.

CS 361:
Data Structures and Algorithms


Laboratory work required. Common abstract data types, including vectors, lists, stacks, queues, sets, maps, heaps, and graphs. Standard C interfaces for these ADTs. Generic programming via iterators and templates. Choosing data structures and algorithms to implement ADTs, via analysis of their time and space complexity. Prerequisites: MATH 163, CS 252 and a grade of C or better in CS 250 or CS 333.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Computer Science at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Computer Science should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

  • For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

  • The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a concentration in computer engineering technology and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering contain a built-in minor in computer science.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 360

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,032

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

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MASTER LECTURER


Name:

Janet Brunelle


Location:

3210 ENGR & COMP SCI BLDG, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-7714


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

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