July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021
July 19, 2022
Computing and Information Technology
A coordinate major is an additional major aiming to complement the primary one. Compared to a major, it requires less teaching resources; compared to a minor, it provides for more in-depth study. It attracts students from different disciplines and hence organically produces a diverse environment of learners focused on interdisciplinary issues.
Despite these distinct benefits, it is a relatively rare program as far as undergraduate computer science programs are concerned. In this paper, I describe the design of a coordinate major in computer science program at Tulane University, discuss implementation details, and provide practical suggestions for implementing such a program in another university.
Kurdia, A. (2021, July), CS + X: Coordinate Major in Computer Science Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. 10.18260/1-2--36883
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