Minor in Computing and Media

Minor in Computing

For those students majoring in disciplines other than computer science who wish to gain a deeper understanding of computing and its applications, the College of Computing offers the minor in computer science. Click here for additional information.

  • Computing & Media
  • Computing & People
  • Computing & Intelligence
  • Computing & Devices
  • Computing & Information Internetworks
  • Computing & Systems and Architecture
  • Computing & Theory

Program of Study

The Computer Science – Media track minor must comprise at least 19 credit hours of computer science coursework of which at least 9 credit hours must be at the 3000 level or higher.

Introduction to Object Oriented Programming 1
Required Courses
CS 1332Data Structures and Algorithms for Applications3
CS 2110Computer Organization and Programming 24
or CS 2261 Media Device Architectures
CS 2340Objects and Design3
CS 3451Computer Graphics3
Select two CS courses from Media Technologies.6
Total Credit Hours19

CS 1331 prerequisite for the minor required (this course does NOT count toward the 19 credit hours required for minor) and a grade of A or B is required


ECE students with credit for ECE 2035 and either ECE 2020 or ECE 2030 may substitute one CS 3000/4000 level Information Internetworks Thread course for CS 2110 and complete the minor with 18 credit hours instead of 19.

  • A CS Minor application is required.
  • No Special Problems or Internship coursework may be used towards the CS minor.
  • A grade of A or B is required for CS 1301/CS 1315/CS 1371 and CS 1331. All other minor courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
  • Only CS courses are included in the minor.
  • It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are not using any courses required by name and number for their major, that they are not using any core area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Free electives may be used towards minors
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.