University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Catalog

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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.

Computer Science

Required Courses:

COS 140 Introduction to Computer Science                     4
COS 142 Data Structures 4

Three of the following:

COS 120 Web Development 4
COS 280 Networking Using TCP/IP 4
COS 360 Programming Language Concepts 4
COS 364 Algorithm Design and Analysis* 4
COS 372 Computer Operating Systems 4
COS 377 Intermediate Topics in Computer Science 4
COS 455 Database Systems* 4
COS 477 Advanced Topics in Computer Science* 4
* Courses have prerequisites not included in minor
A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.
Total credits for the Minor: 20

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