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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Murfreesboro, TN, United States
In the information age, few things can rival a degree in Computer Science as a passkey to the industry of one's choice. From health care to sports, from public relations to publishing—every office and every company will need to call upon someone with the skills only a degree in Computer Science can provide. MTSU's program will help make you just the person to answer that call.
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Overview

  • Each year, Computer Science students successfully compete in various competitions such as the ACM Regional Programming Contest (fifth place in 2012) and the Deloitte Mobile Challenge (second and third places in 2013).
  • The Computer Science Department strives to produce graduates with strong problem-solving, communication and team skills who are able to design, implement and document computer software systems. Not surprisingly, such graduates have historically been valued by employers in the industry.
  • MTSU's Computer Science Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree with two options—the Professional Concentration program, accredited by the computing Accreditation Commission of ABET and the Business Applications concentration

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • CSCI 1010 - Computer Science Colloquium
  • CSCI 1150 - Computer Orientation
  • CSCI 1160 - Introduction to Computing: A Multimedia Approach
  • CSCI 1170 - Computer Science I
  • CSCI 2170 - Computer Science II
  • CSCI 3033 - Computer Languages: Java
  • CSCI 3037 - Computer Languages: Visual Programming
  • CSCI 3038 - Computer Languages: Python
  • CSCI 3080 - Discrete Structures
  • CSCI 3110 - Algorithms and Data Structures
  • CSCI 3130 - Assembly and Computer Organization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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

General requirements
  • Application form for admission
  • $30 application fee
  • International Certificate of Immunization
  • Financial statement indicating sources of support
  • Certificate of Freedom from Tuberculosis
  • All foreign non-immigrant students applying for admission pursuant to a student visa shall submit within thirty (30) days from the first day of classes a certificate from a licensed physician or other qualified medical authority verifying freedom from tuberculosis. Failure to submit such certification shall result in denial of admission (immediate withdrawal from classes) or continued enrollment. In the event that a student has tuberculosis or has potential tuberculosis requiring medical treatment, continued enrollment will be conditioned upon the determination by a licensed physician that further enrollment is not a risk to others and upon the student's compliance with any prescribed medical treatment program.
  • Submit Varicella (chickenpox) form available here.
For undergraduate admissions, submit the following to the International Admissions Office (Campus Box 120, Peck Hall 216, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA):
  • TOEFL - an official iBT score of 61 or above (173 or above cbt or 500 or above paper-based);
  • IELTS - an official score of 5.5 or above;
  • iTEP - an official score of 3.6 or above.
In lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS, you may submit the following:
  • ELS passing of Level 110 in place of the above examinations - applicants may submit an official academic record demonstrating successful completion of ELS Language Center Level 110.
If residing in the US and applicable, please submit the following:
  • a copy of the I-94;
  • a copy of the I-20 ID;
  • copy of passport expiration page;
  • copy of visa page of passport.
  • Minimum grade point average is 3.0/4.0 for freshmen and 2.0/4.0 for transfer students

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1034 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1034 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    337 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 337 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Murfreesboro

  • 1123 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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