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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The Computer Science program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater prepares students for a wide range of careers using computer technology. Graduates are prepared to use modern technology and mathematical theory to engineer solutions that affect our daily lives.
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Overview

Computer Science is the study of modern computers including their design, applications, programming and theoretical foundation. Since computers are now used in virtually every business, governmental agency, educational institution, and research enterprise, students who obtain a background in computer science position themselves well to be technology experts in almost any profession. For half a century computing machinery and software applications have gone through very rapid evolution which continues today. Computer science specialists are particularly well prepared to understand and adapt to the continuing changes in the field.

Employment opportunities are to be found in a wide variety of corporations, state and federal agencies, research laboratories, and other organizations. Although the opportunities offered students are many and varied, it must be recognized that the rapid rate of change of our technology imposes the responsibility of continuing study in order to remain current in this field.

Majors/Emphases

Depending on a student's choice of coursework within the Computer Science program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, a graduate could be prepared to work for a company needing a specialist in commercial software development, Web site development and administration, systems programming, cybersecurity, industrial programming applications, database engineer, data analytics, artificial intelligence, software engineering. Students obtaining a BSE degree can complete a minor or second major in Computer Science to be licensed to teach Computer Science in K-12 schools. The major also prepares students to begin graduate programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Cybersecurity.

The two emphases within the Computer Science major serve students with a variety of interests and career objectives. The General emphasis is targeted toward students who want to combine their study of computer science with a minor or second major in another area of study. Students who choose the Comprehensive emphasis are not required to complete a minor or second major; instead, they complete additional coursework in computer science, mathematics, natural science, and ethics.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Java
  • C++
  • Data Structures
  • Assembly Programming
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computer Organization and System Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • Submit an application and pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • Submit the Certification of Finances Form
  • Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here
  • Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7694 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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