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Computer and Information Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, MI,
Computing professionals offer expertise in the effective and efficient use of computers for solving human problems, whether that be as a member of a project development team, as a builder of powerful and easy-to-use tools, as an individual researcher, or as an educator.


Required courses in the CIS major stress theory and application, as well as the role of other fields such as mathematics, statistics, electrical and computer engineering, business, and software engineering, among others. The curriculum is modeled on the recommendations of the two main professional computing societies, the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE). Written and oral communications skills are emphasized throughout the program. The use of teamwork on projects is practiced in many courses. Professionalism and ethics are also stressed for future computing professionals. The CIS courses include software engineering, algorithm analysis, networking, security, programming languages, game design, computer architecture, data structures, operating systems, artificial intelligence, database management systems, graphics, information systems, robotics, web development and capstone design courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Software Engineering Tools
  • Software Engineering II
  • Industrial Robots
  • Digital Forensics I
  • Algorithm Analysis & Design
  • Database Mgmt Systems
  • Dec Support and Exp Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Web Technology
  • Mobile App Des & Impl
  • Advanced Networking
  • Intro Computr & Ntwrk Security
  • Computer Graphics
  • Inf Vis & Multimedia Gaming
  • Digital Forensics II
  • Compiler Design
  • Soft Arch & Design Patterns
  • Intro to Artificial Intel
  • Computer Game Design & Implem
  • Computer Game Design II
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Intro to Numerical Analysis
  • Matrix Computation
  • Intro to Microprocessors

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Freshmen who have attended secondary school abroad are expected to meet the same general admissions requirements as U.S. students.  

Academic performance in high school

  • Successful completion of secondary school program before enrollment at UM-Dearborn
  • Solid preparation in the traditional academic college-preparatory subjects is required (English, math, science, social studies), by pursuing a general academic (non-vocational) program of study - see specific requirements by country
  • Trend of grades and mix of academic courses will be considered

SAT and/or ACT test scores

  • The highest composite test score is used in the Admission decision

Language proficiency test (TOEFL, MELAB, IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    183 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 183 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    183 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 183 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dearborn Heights

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


UM-Dearborn offers many sources of funding each year to assist students with their academic and living expenses.  There are countless funding resources available from outside the university.  Students are encouraged to actively research all applicable scholarship opportunities. 

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