MinorComputer Science

A minor in computer science from Wichita State is a valuable addition to virtually any major and can give you an edge with potential employers in a wide range of work settings—as well as an advantage in graduate studies.  

Learn how computer science is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Engineering, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Collaborative project helps local kids with disabilities

As an computer science student, you have the opportunity to work hands-on in your industry while also making a difference in children’s lives through GoBabyGo! 

The collaborative program involves students who modify off-the-shelf toy ride-on cars for children with disabilities. 

“It allows me to engage my mind. In the end you’ve done something to help someone less-fortunate than yourself,” said computer engineering major Brandon Nece.


The minor consists of 12 credit hours and includes the following courses:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • One 400-level-or-higher elective


WSU’s vast industry connections, and work-based learning for every major, gives computer science students the chance to grow their professional network, gain practical experience, earn a paycheck—and open doors to their dream careers.

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