Computer Science, B.Sc. | South Dakota School of Mines and Technology | Rapid City, United States
48 months
Duration
14860 USD/year
14860 USD/year
10440 USD/year
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About

Students studying the Computer Science program at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology gain expertise and experience in all phases of software development, including design, architecture, implementation, testing, and deployment. 

Overview

Computer science students at Mines will become effective in communicating and operating in a team environment and will gain exposure to many different software languages, technologies, and platforms. The hands-on and immersive experience is at the heart of the computer science program at South Dakota Mines.

Students majoring in the Computer Science program at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology gain exposure to robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, intelligent systems, cybersecurity, virtual reality, data science, and application development.

Students prepare for these roles: software developer, software engineer, data scientist, data analyst, software tester, security analyst, and application developer.

Careers

Opportunities or Roles

  • Artificial Intelligence (Al)
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Computer Scientist
  • Data Scientist or Data Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • High-Performance Computing (HPC)
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Assurance and Cryptography
  • Machine Learning (ML)
  • Mobile Application Development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Computer Science 
  • Test-Driven Software Development 
  • Digital Systems/Lab
  • Composition 
  • Calculus
  • Software Engineering and Design 
  • Database Management Systems
  • Probability and Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No deadline for admission. However, all international applicants should submit their documents at least three months prior to the start of the semester.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and the State of South Dakota application fee of $20.00. 
  • Academic credentials (translated into English). This includes high school transcripts and transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended.
  • English proficiency
  • SAT or ACT scores - Math sub-scores should be a minimum of 520 on the SAT or 20 on the ACT. If the SAT or ACT is not readily available in your country, alternatives will be considered.
  • Evaluation of academic credentials may be required- Check with the Ivanhoe International Center first before sending documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14860 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10440 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rapid City

860 - 1300 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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