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Programming Minor Online

Programming Minor

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Do you have structured, creative thinking and like computers?

Students completing the programming minor will demonstrate abilities in the use of programming languages including database and web development. The minor consists of programming courses that support understanding of software development skills. The minor will provide opportunities for problem-solving, structured and creative thinking, and hands-on experience with a broad range of software languages. A programming minor is intended for students in any field. 

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Program outcomes:

  • Work as an individual or as part of a team to develop and deliver software artifacts.
  • Design appropriate solutions in one or more application domains using software engineering approaches that integrate ethical, social, legal, and economic concerns.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and apply current theories, models, and techniques that provide a basis for problem identification and analysis, software design, development, implementation, verification, and documentation. The minor consists of courses designed to provide students in any field with a technical background that includes hands-on experiences, giving them a competitive edge.


Programming Minor


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