Computer Science, B.Sc. | Fisk University | Nashville, United States
48 months
20928 USD/year
20928 USD/year
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The major in Computer Science at Fisk University is designed to prepare students either for immediate employment or for graduate study. A minor in computer science may be taken in combination with any major field. In keeping with the mission of the University to teach and provide research opportunities for student.


The goals of the program in Computer Science at Fisk University are designed to produce graduates who can:

  • successfully qualify for positions in computer science, information technology, entry into graduate schools in the computer and information sciences and technologies; entry into the workforce as software engineers, computer system administrators, database administrators, computer system analysts, data analysts;
  • enter other professions that require a background in computer science or computer technology;
  • teach computer-related subject matter to individuals at the post-secondary level; and
  • become productive citizens who contribute to the welfare and development of their communities through their career activities.

Students who complete the major in computer science will:

  • Have knowledge of the conceptual framework of the major branches of computer science
  • Be able to apply the computer science theoretical principles to problems using the appropriate data structures and algorithms
  • Be able to work effectively in Windows, Unix/Linux, MacOs operating systems
  • Be able to program effectively with high-level programming languages
  • Be able to apply the necessary technical skills that are fundamental to experimental computer science
  • Have a fundamental understanding of the relationship of computer science to other sciences
  • Be aware of the role of computer science in society and the opportunities

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Computer Science I (and Lab)
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Exploring Computer Science
  •  Computer Science II (and Lab)
  • Sophomore Seminar
  • Computer Architecture (and Lab)
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming Languages
  • Theory of Computation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

An international student applicant must submit the following required items to be considered for admission:

  • A completed application for admission
  • Official ACT or SAT scores
  • Official transcripts from all institutions (both secondary and post-secondary) previously attended, translated to English (if not already) as well as any applicable external examination results.
  • All official transcripts submitted must be evaluated course-by-course by an outside evaluation agency at the applicant's expense. Evaluations must be sent directly to Fisk University's Office of Recruitment and Admission.

Tuition Fee

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    20928 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20928 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 USD /month
Living costs

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


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