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University of Washington Bothell

Minors

The purpose of the minor is to provide opportunities to students from non-technical disciplines a supplement to their major with a practical set of courses focused on information technology. The minor should prepare a student for a variety of industrial, government and business positions involving computer use.

No student may receive more than one minor from the CSS program.

Business students may not apply CSS 301 (Technical Writing) or CSS 350 (Management Principles for Computing Professionals) to any of the minor requirements.

Minor in Information Technology

The IT minor focuses on bridging the technology and information management and gives students a background in software design methodologies, computer programming, database systems and strategies for automating industrial and organizational processes.

Required Courses:

  • CSS 161:  PREREQUISITE
  • CSS 341
  • CSS 360
  • CSS 475
  • 5 credits of CSS Electives (Business students may not take CSS 301 or CSS 350)
  • Credits: A minimum of 25 credits, with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course, unless a higher grade in a course is specified as a pre-requisite for another course in the minor.

Students on the Seattle and Tacoma campuses need to follow procedures for cross-campus enrollment.

Minor in Computer Science & Software Engineering (CSSE)

The CSSE minor provides students with the necessary programming and software management skills to work within a software development environment within their major discipline. Courses for the CSSE minor are programming intensive and require a strong foundational knowledge of programming skills to be successful.

Required Courses:

  • CSS 161 (2.7 min.):  PREREQUISITE
  • CSS 162 (2.5 min.):  PREREQUISITE
  • CSS 342
  • CSS 360
  • Any two additional (10 credits) CSS Electives (Business students may not take CSS 301 or CSS 350)
  • Credits: A minimum of 30 credits, with a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course, unless a higher grade in a course is specified as a pre-requisite for another course in the minor.

Students on the Seattle and Tacoma campuses need to follow procedures for cross-campus enrollment.

Declaring IT and CSSE Minors

Admission to the IT or CSSE Minors is not competitive. To declare, make an appointment with the CSS Advisor in the STEM Undergraduate Academic Services Office (DISC-352) upon completion of the programming prerequisite(s).  Students must be enrolled in the minor by the CSS Advisor.

Registering for Classes

Enrollment in CSS courses is dependent upon space availability.  IT and CSSE minors must submit an Add Code Request form via the CSS Website.  The Add Code Request form is open for a limited period of time, from the day the Time Schedule goes live until the day before the registration period begins for a given quarter.  Students will be notified regarding their request at the beginning of Period 2 Registration.

Graduating with a Minor

When applying for graduation, the student's major program advisor will list the minor requirements on the graduation application. Upon graduation, the minor will be indicated on the student's transcript, but it will not appear on the diploma.