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Applied Computing, B.A.

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University rank #301 (WUR) , CO,
The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computing (BA in AC) provides a quality education for the serious computer user. It complements the Department's Bachelor of Science in Computer Science by providing a program which combines collaboration with other departments and an applications-oriented emphasis.


The BA in AC is a suitable degree for many collaborative programs within the University. This major was developed in consultation with the Department of Mass Communication, which, jointly with the Department of Art and Art History and this Department, has offered the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Studies. A minor or double major in digital media studies and applied computing complement each other perfectly.

The BA in AC would be ideal for students in graphics arts and electronic publishing, and would provide an appropriate foundation for a student who wishes to pursue a career in the emerging field of education technology. A graduate with the BA in AC would be very attractive in the data processing unit of large financial, banking, or insurance institutions, as a network or systems administrator in a similar firm, or as a World Wide Web designer/programmer. Holders of the BA in AC degree would also be well suited to continue in any number of specialized Master's or Certificate programs in fields as diverse as video and graphics production, fashion design, telecommunications, instructional technology or management information systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computer Science I
  • Introduction to Computer Science II
  • Introduction to Computer Science III
  • Discrete Structures in Computer Science
  • Intro to Systems Programmin
  • Introduction to Algorithms & Data Structures
  • Introduction to Computer Organization
  • Programming Languages
  • Operating Systems

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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Academic Requirements

  • Submit a completed application for admission.
  • We require scores from either the SAT or the ACT. You are free to submit both, but this is not required.
  • Superscore: If you’ve taken either test more than once, we’ll combine the best subscores to create your best possible composite result
  • GPA
  • Whole-Person Assessment
  • Academic Achievement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1372 USD/credit
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  • National

    1372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
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