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Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 [Archived Catalog]

Computer and Systems Engineering Minor


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A minor in Computer and Systems Engineering consists of at least 15 credits from the courses below. Courses for the minor may not be taken on a Pass/No Credit basis.  No more than 50% of the course credits applied to the minor requirement may be drawn from credits applied to the major.  No course which is required for one minor can be used for another minor requirement. Students wishing to fulfill a minor need an approval from the ECSE curriculum chair.

The Minor consists of:


Required courses:

  • ECSE 2610   – Computer Components and Operations Credit Hours: 4
  • ECSE 2660   – Computer Architecture, Networks, and Operating Systems Credit Hours: 4
  • ECSE 2900   – ECSE Enrichment Seminar Credit Hours: 1
  • A 4000-level ECSE course Credit Hours: 3 – 4  or a 4000-level Computer Engineering Elective Credit Hours: 3 – 4

Elective courses*:

  • Any ECSE courses at 2000-level and above.
  • CSCI 1200   – Data Structures Credit Hours: 4
  • CSCI 2200   – Foundation of Computer Science Credit Hours: 4

* Students can take as many elective courses as necessary to satisfy the rules above.

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