Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences

General Information

The mission of the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology closely reflects the mission of the Institution. The programs in the College of Engineering and Sciences address the professional engineering and science needs of industry, government, and business and prepare their graduate to be citizens of the state, national, and global communities. The programs provide for a student-centered education that balances career preparation with an understanding and appreciation of the traditional humanities and sciences. The programs strive to prepare tomorrow's engineers and scientists with a broad education necessary to effectively communicate technical concepts to a wide audience and to place technical solutions in a societal context. In addition, the College of Engineering and Sciences gives qualified students the opportunity to gain valuable experience practicing the fundamentals of engineering and science through the Co-Op program, as well as through the placement of students in intern positions.

Department of Biology

Biology

minor code - ut02

Required Courses
BIOL 111General Biology4
BIOL 112General Biology4
BIOL Electives (must include at least 9 credit hours of upper division courses)16
Total Hours24

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

computer science

minor code - ut24

Student must earn a grade of C or better for each of the courses counted towards the minor.
Required Courses
CS 121Computer Science 14
CS 122Computer Science 24
Complete the requirements for one of the following tracks:8-9
Programming Track
Data Structures
Intro Software Engineering
Principles of Programming Languages
Systems Track
Introduction to Computer Organization
C Programming
Computer System Concepts
Select two of the following courses:6
Introduction to Networking
Database Management
Compiler Construction
Operating Systems Structure
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Artificial Intelligence
Total Hours22-23

Department of Mathematics

mathematics

minor code - ut14

Required Courses
MATH 155Calculus 14
MATH 156Calculus 24
MATH 251Multivariable Calculus4
MATH 261Elementary Differential Equations4
MATH 441Applied Linear Algebra3
Select two of the following courses:6
Introduction to the Concepts of Mathematics
MATH 300+ or 400+ Level Courses
Total Hours25

Department of Physical Sciences

chemistry

MINOR CODE - UT04

A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required for this minor.
A minimum grade of D- is required for the courses in this minor.
Required Courses
CHEM 115Fundamentals of Chemistry4
CHEM 116Fundamentals of Chemistry4
CHEM 233
CHEM 235
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 234
CHEM 236
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
4
Select two of the following courses:8
Introductory Analytical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Physical Chemistry
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Total Hours24