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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Computer Science today is way more than the traditional computer job as a business programmer or network administrator. Today, computers are used in almost every aspect of our lives: in car engines, microwave ovens, video games, watches and telephones.

The programme

You can look forward to careers in video game development, Simulations Modeling and Digital Film Production. Our computer science degree program is designed to prepare you to begin or advance your career in business, industry, government, or education.

The Computer Science at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi degree program is applied in nature and is designed to prepare students to begin or advance computing careers in business, industry, government, or education, or to pursue further study in computer science.

The curriculum is thorough, current, and oriented toward the technical competencies required of a modern computer professional with emphasis on the development, evaluation, and integration of software systems.

All computer science classes have a maximum enrollment of 30....most classes average about 20 students; small classes give you the opportunity to be a member of a team of students in an environment much like you will find in a business.

Mission

The computer science program is committed to preparing students to:

  • Begin or advance computer science careers in business, industry, government, or education.
  • Continue further study of computer science through the pursuit of advanced degrees.

These goals are achieved by offering a curriculum that is thorough, current, and oriented toward the technical competencies required of a modern computing professional with emphasis on the development, evaluation, and integration of software systems.

Program Educational Objectives

Based on the mission statements of the university, college, department, and program, we have derived the following objectives for the computer science undergraduate program. The objectives are to graduate students from the baccalaureate program in computer science who:

  • Contribute productively in a computer science discipline and be progressing towards their career goals.
  • Communicate effectively and interact with clients and diverse team members during all phases of system development life cycle.
  • Compare favorably in their knowledge of computer science with baccalaureate graduates from accredited programs at other universities.
  • Be career-long engaged in improving their knowledge and skills in technical areas, enhancing their ethical sensibilities and broadening their global perspective of the field of computer science.
  • Serve effectively in professional or other community organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Degree Options:

  • Systems Programming (SP)
  • Computer Information Science (CIS)
  • Computer Game Programming (CGP)
  • Cyber Security and Infrastructure (CSI)
  • Computer Science Education (CSE)
  • Computer Science Minor (Minor)

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Freshmen

High school requirements for Top 10%

The State of Texas Uniformed Admission Policy and Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803 - 51.809 requires all first-time freshmen seeking admission at a public Texas four-year institution to meet one of the following college readiness standards.

  • Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; or
  • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
  • Earn at least a 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13133 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13133 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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13133 $ per 25 credit hrs

Living costs for Corpus Christi

  • 894 - 1660 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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