Minor in Computing & Systems and Architecture

General Requirements:

  • CS 1331 must be completed with an “A” or “B” before applying for the Minor in Computing & Systems and Architecture
  • In order to be accepted into the CS minor program, you must have a minimum of 48 credit hours remaining (not including CS 1331 and required minor coursework) in your major degree requirements, as seat availability in CS classes is limited
  • The spring 2019 CS minor application has now closed. All spring 2019 CS minor interest meetings have now ended. No interest meetings are held during the summer. Fall 2019 interest meeting dates will be posted by Phase II registration along with the online CS minor application. For Phase I & II registration questions, please visit our Registration Information page.
  • Only CS courses are included in the minor
  • All courses must be completed with a letter-grade of “C” or better
  • 9 hours must be 3000/4000 level
  • Course prerequisites are not a part of the minor; it is the student’s responsibility to account for all required prerequisites understanding that they are also subject to change
  • No Special Problems or Internship coursework may be used towards any CS minor
  • Computational Media majors cannot minor in Computing & Systems and Architecture

CS 1331 is the prerequisite course for the minor, i.e. must be taken but not included in the 17-18 hours

Required Courses:

  • CS 2110 Computer Organization and Programming, 4
  • CS 2200 Computer Systems and Networks, 4
  • CS 3210 Design of Operating Systems, 3
  • CS 3220 Computer Structures, 3
  • Pick 1 CS course from Advanced Systems & Architectures OR System Software Tools (below):
    • Advanced Systems & Architectures Options:
      • CS 4210 Advanced Operating Systems, 3
      • CS 4220 Programming Embedded Systems, 3
      • CS 4290 Advanced Computer Organization, 3
    • System Software Tools Options:
      • CS 3300 Introduction to Software Engineering, 3
      • CS 4240 Compilers, Interpreters, and Program Analyzers, 3

Total hours to receive minor: 17 hours

* All courses are not consistently offered; See http://www.cc.gatech.edu/three-year-course-outline