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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orangeburg, SC, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program (BSCS) at the Claflin University explores a broad spectrum of computing technologies and concepts and is designed for students planning to attend graduate school to earn M.S. or Ph.D. degree and/or seek position in industry or government as a software/cyber security specialist.  
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Overview

The Computer Science program at the Claflin University educational objectives, listed below, establish career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to attain, within about 3-5 years of graduation.  

Students work with outreach initiatives to improve computer science education at all levels. One of these initiatives is the STARS (Students & Technology in Academia, Research & Service) Alliance a regional partnerships among academia, industry, K-12 and the community to strengthen local programs by focusing on K-12 outreach, community service, student leadership and computing diversity research.

Careers and Outcomes

  • Graduates of the Mathematics and Computer Science program will be able to apply their knowledge of mathematics and computer science to the discipline. 
  • Students will be able to analyze a problem and define the requirements appropriate to its solution. 
  • Students will be able to design, develop, and implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, or program to meet the desire needs. They will be able to effectively work on teams to accomplish common goals.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • The Claflin University undergraduate Computer Science (CS) curriculum provides a strong foundation in computer science as well as specialized knowledge through the student’s choice of track. 
  • The CS curriculum provides knowledge that is applicable across many fields, including many areas of engineering, science, and medicine. The curriculum specifies that a student must take a minimum of 50 hours of computer science coursework.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A $65 application fee in U.S. Dollars should be sent in the form of a money order or certified check, made payable to Claflin University. Cash should not be sent.
  • You must submit official certificates and/or final secondary school records, university transcripts and mark sheets with official translations if the document is in another language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8238 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8238 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orangeburg

  • 876 - 1530 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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