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Computer Science, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
Computer Science program from Alma College studies how information is created, stored, transformed, transmitted, and visualized. Digital information encompasses e-commerce, PCs and mobile devices, computer gaming and cloud-based networks.
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Overview

The Computer Science program from Alma College provides a wide range of experiences including programming languages and hardware systems. The department maintains a dedicated Macintosh computer laboratory for student use, as well as an advanced computing lab with high-end PCs and Macs for student and faculty research. 

Graduates are well prepared for graduate study or for a wide range of professional positions including mobile app development, computational science, website and database administration, computer programming, information systems consulting and computer system administration.

Career

The Computer Science Program provides a wide range of experiences including programming languages and hardware systems. The department maintains both Unix workstation and Macintosh computer laboratories for student use, and students have access to additional computing systems. Graduates are well prepared for a wide range of positions in the computing sciences, including website development, database administration, computer programming, information systems consulting and computer system administration.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Computer Systems
  • Modern Spreadsheets
  • Image & Reality
  • Media Computation
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
  • Social and Ethical Issues
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Game Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 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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