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Computer Science, B.S./B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Clemson, SC, United States
Ranked one of the top-10 super computing campuses in the country, Clemson University offers Computer Science majors a unique opportunity to collaborate with computing specialists and faculty. Our nationally recognized faculty hold a variety of research interests and experience across industry and academia.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Clemson University in Computer Science is a technically oriented degree designed for students interested in software development for basic computer science, scientific and engineering applications. Throughout your classes you’ll delve further into the technical aspects of computers with classes such as algorithms and data structures, software engineering, computer security, computer graphics, game design and network programming. You will also build a strong mathematical foundation in calculus, probability and statistics, and linear algebra.

Learning outcomes

Along with computer science core classes, our Bachelor of Arts is a liberal arts degree that provides you with the maximum flexibility in designing a program that supports your interests while also providing a firm foundation in computer science. With this, you'll also add on a minor; one of the most popular choices for our students is digital production arts, which prepares students for careers or graduate study in visual effects, computer animation and electronic games. This minor is excellent preparation for Clemson's unique Master of Fine Arts program in digital production arts. Other popular minors are in business, fine arts and psychology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Software Development Foundations 
  • Introduction to Computer Organization 
  • Seminar in Professional Issues
  • Introductory Business Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Applicants for both freshman and transfer admission must submit the following:

  • Application form with an application-processing fee, drawn from either a U.S. bank or a U.S. dollar account.
  • Scores from the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT).
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores. English proficiency is measured through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18555 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18555 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7059 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clemson

  • 1104 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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