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Computer Science - Game and Virtual World Development, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Edinboro, PA, United States
The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science - Game and Virtual World Development at Edinboro University is designed to prepare individuals to meet challenges in the rapidly growing and changing field of computer science.
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Overview

More specifically, the Computer Science - Game and Virtual World Development track of the BS in Computer Science at Edinboro University is designed around national curriculum models and national employment trends. 

Learning outcomes

Within the framework of general education courses and courses in computer science, mathematics, physics and art, this degree will prepare the students for a variety of positions in the game development field, including game programmers, game developers and engineers, modeling and simulation development. Additionally, the program is designed to provide the appropriate background for further study in the computer science field and to develop the skills and attitudes necessary to become responsible employees and citizens.

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 included:
  • Principles of Programming 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Object Oriented Programming 
  • Data Structures & Algorithms 
  • puter Science Core 
  • Game Programming 
  • Introduction to Graphics 
  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • Game Design & Development 
  • Senior Project in Gaming 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

High school seniors applying for admission to Edinboro University will be automatically offered a seat in the Honors College if they meet the following criteria:

  • 1200 SAT or 25 ACT AND 3.5 GPA
  • OR 1100 SAT or 22 ACT AND 3.75 GPA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6559 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5787 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3858 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Edinboro

  • 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.

Funding

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