Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Computing – Minor (Arts)

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Plans of study for students who were admitted to a Computing Plan after May 1, 2019
Subject:  Administered by the School of Computing.
Plan:  Consists of 33.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with a Major plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
CISC 121
CISC 124
Introduction to Computing Science I
and Introduction to Computing Science II
B. Complete the following:
CISC 203Discrete Mathematics for Computing II3.00
CISC 204Logic for Computing Science3.00
CISC 221Computer Architecture3.00
CISC 235Data Structures3.00
2. Option
A. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
CISC at the 300 level or above
CISC_Subs at the 300 level or above
COCA at the 300 level or above
COGS at the 300 level or above
B. Select 9.00 units from the following:9.00
Introduction to Cognitive Science
CISC at the 200 level or above
CISC_Subs at the 200 level or above
COCA at the 200 level or above
COGS at the 200 level or above
3. Supporting
Complete the following:
CISC 102Discrete Mathematics for Computing l3.00
or MATH 110 Linear Algebra
Total Units33.00

4. Notes

A. Those students with no programming experience should review first-year course choices based on the Section on Introductory Courses at the start of the chapter on Computing.

B. ELEC courses are offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Special permission may be required to register. All such courses will count as 3.0 units towards degree requirements in Arts and Sciences.

C. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. 

Computing Course List

The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Courses in other departments usable as CISC options
COMM 365Advanced Business Decision Modeling3.00
ELEC 470Computer System Architecture3.50
MATH 272Applications of Numerical Methods3.00
MATH 337Stochastic Models in Operations Research3.00
MATH 401Graph Theory3.00
MATH 402Enumerative Combinatorics3.00
MATH 434Optimization Theory with Applications to Machine Learning3.00
MATH 474Information Theory3.00