About this Program

The minor in computer science provides you with a fundamental understanding of the computer and the basics of the development of computer applications. Not all computer science programs are equal when it comes to curriculum. ODU's program is scientifically and mathematically intensive in order to produce qualified and talented graduates.

Program Highlights

  • Available on-campus and online

  • Three required courses & two upper-level electives (18 credit hours)

  • Popular minor for MSVE, ECE, and Cybersecurity majors

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What are the requirements to apply for Computer Science at ODU?
Students entering the Minor program in Computer Science should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.
  • For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

  • The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a concentration in computer engineering technology and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering contain a built-in minor in computer science.


At ODU, we understand that as a transfer student you have unique needs that require a wide array of campus resources. The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships aims to create a transfer inclusive culture that supports the successful...


Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid