• A Hartwick student using a microscope for research.
  • A Hartwick student using a microscope in the science lab.
  • A Hartwick professor helping a student during class.
  • Hartwick students giving a presentation in front of the class.

Computer Science Minor

The computer science minor is an excellent choice for a student majoring in mathematics or any of the sciences.  Students who minor in computer science gain a strong background in the computer field, which will significantly enhance their skills and marketability as a professional in the field of their major.

The requirements for the computer science minor are as follows.

Two core courses

  • Cracking the Code (CISC 120) or Game Programming (CISC 118)
  • Database Management (CISC 315)

Three of the following courses

  • Computer Organization and Assembly Language (CISC 240)
  • Programming Languages (CISC 320)
  • Computer Networks (CISC 330)
  • Data Structures (CISC 325)
  • Operating Systems (CISC 430)

One additional 3 or 4 credit CISC course at or above the 200 level