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Computer Information Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Austin, TX, United States
The undergraduate programs in Computer Science at Saint Edward's University provide you with a strong theoretical foundation of computational systems and teach you the technical skills needed for practical application in the workplace. 
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As a Computer Science major, you'll explore complex computational cases and create solutions using existing technologies and by designing new approaches. Faculty with years of both academic and industry experience will help you become prepared for the Computer Science field, which is growing 11% faster than average and reaches into many sectors, including health care, business, energy, and manufacturing. In your classes, you will:

  • Gain the technical knowledge to innovate with existing technologies
  • Acquire skills to develop and effectively use software across settings and applications
  • Apply your knowledge to solve multifaceted problems across industries
  • Have the freedom to explore a passion for technological tinkering
  • Enroll in software project courses guided by faculty with the goal of producing and presenting professional-level work

This Computer Information Science from Saint Edward's University degree track emphasizes application of computing knowledge to business practices and prepares you for careers working with the design, implementation and management of multi-user computer systems. In this major you will:

  • Build a strong theoretical and practical foundation in computer science
  • Take business coursework, in addition to computer science coursework

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computing Science Concepts
  • Introduction to Algorithmic Problem Solving
  • Web Programming
  • Component-Based Programming and Architecture
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Database Theory
  • Software Engineering
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Research

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Major Requirements: 39 hours of computer information science coursework, 18 hours of business coursework, and 7 hours of supporting mathematics coursework.
  • General Education Requirements: 57 hours of general education coursework in addition to major coursework.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Austin

  • 1243 - 2310 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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