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Computing & Info Sciences - Information Science, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Within a few years of graduation, the School of Computing expects its Information Science alumni will be in professional situations in which they can:
  • Apply technical and scientific knowledge and up-to-date skills in improving and developing processes and computer systems to solve problems in professional environments, and/or pursue an advanced degree in Information Science or a related field;
  • Engage in continuous professional development;
  • Participate in professional societies of Information Science or a related field;
  • Demonstrate leadership in addressing technical and business challenges;
  • Commit to the moral imperatives and professional responsibilities expected from practicing professionals.
By the time of graduation, the program enables students to:
  • Analyze legal, social, security, and ethical issues that arise in the information science discipline both locally and globally and recognize the need for continued professional development.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting.
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.
  • Analyze a problem and design and implement a computer-based system to meet the identified needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Database Systems
  • Computer Networks/Dist Process
  • Data Mining
  • Data Warehousing
  • Database Systems
  • Intro to Comp Hardware Org
  • Systems Integration
  • Expert Systems/Decision Support

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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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

International Students:

  • Application for Admission Fee.

International Students must submit a US $30.00 non-refundable fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars only) payable to the University of North Florida. Do not send cash. Applications will not be processed without this fee.

  • Completed Application for Admissions.

Alternatively, a link for the online application is provided after this section. Be sure to first read all of the information on requirements. Even though applying online is possible, certain items will have to be mailed in separately.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    48 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 175 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Based on : Florida Resident:$175.50 Per Credit Hour ; Non-Florida Resident:$655.63 Per Credit Hour

Living costs for Jacksonville Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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