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Minor in Computer Science

General Information

Students seeking to pursue the study of the minor programme in Computer Science are required to take Three Required Courses and Two Elective Courses, with at least one course at Level 3 or 4. Please note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of five courses required for the minor programme, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

Requirements

THREE Required Courses
 COMP1005# Essence of Computing#
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)
OR
3 Units
 COMP1007


Introduction to Python and Its Applications
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)

3 Units
 COMP2006
Computer Organization
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)

3 Units
 COMP2007^

COMP2026+
Object Oriented Programming^
OR
Problem Solving Using Object Oriented Programming+
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)
3 Units

4 Units


Any TWO of the Following Elective Courses*

 COMP2015Data Structures and Algorithms
3 Units
 COMP2016Database Management
3 Units
 COMP2017Operating Systems
3 Units
 COMP3005Design and Analysis of Algorithms
3 Units
 COMP3015Data Communications and Networking
3 Units
 COMP4015@Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning@
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)

3 Units
 COMP4017Computer and Network Security 3 Units
 COMP4025Interactive Computer Graphics 3 Units
 COMP4026Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 3 Units
 COMP4035Database System Implementation 3 Units
 COMP4036Digital Media Computing and Communications 3 Units
 COMP4047Internet and World Wide Web
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)

3 Units
 COMP4055Medical Image Processing and Applications 3 Units
 COMP4057Distributed and Cloud Computing 3 Units
 COMP4066Principles of Programming Language 3 Units
 COMP4067Theory of Computation 3 Units
 COMP4097Mobile Computing
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)

3 Units
 COMP4105Web Search Principles and Technology 3 Units
 COMP4107Software Design, Development and Testing 3 Units
 COMP4127Information Security 3 Units
 COMP3006^Software Engineering^
OR
3 Units
 COMP3047+Software Engineering+
(Offered in Semester 1, 2019-2020)

4 Units

Total:   15^ / 16-17+ Units


# For science faculty students admitted to HKBU before 2018-19, COMP1005 is as required course. Students may consider taking COMP1007 or take one more elective course (i.e., THREE elective courses in total), in order to fulfil the requirement for Minor Programme. For science faculty students admitted to HKBU from 2018-19 onwards, COMP1005 can be counted towards the requirement for Minor Programme in Computer Science if it is not counted towards the requirement for their major programmes. Students who wish to add this course should follow the Adding a course with course instructors' approval procedure to add this course during Course Add/Drop period.

^ For students admitted to HKBU as a Year 1 student before 2016-17.

+ For students admitted to HKBU as a Year 1 student from 2016-17 onwards.

* Students are required to take at least one elective course at Level 3 or 4; Students must fulfill the prerequisites or obtain approval from the instructors before they can enroll these courses.

@ For students of the Data and Media Communication (DMC) concentration, COMP4015 can be counted towards the requirement for Minor Programme in Computer Science if it is not counted towards the requirement for their major programmes.

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Note: The above information is awaiting confirmation from the university.
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