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Mathematics and Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, FL,
The areas of computer science and mathematics are related to one another in many ways. The foundation of computer science has its roots in mathematics, as mathematics is an important tool in understanding structures and systems in computer science. 

About

What Can I Do With This Degree?

With your mathematics/computer science degree from PBA, you'll be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Information scientist
  • Marketing research analyst
  • Actuary
  • Computer programmer
  • Information systems security

While, advances in computer science have generated new frontiers for research in mathematics. A fundamental area in computer science, such as computability, is a part of mathematics, and vice versa. Palm Beach Atlantic University offers the dual major of mathematics and computer science, which allows you to further explore this scientific relationship. 

As a student at PBA, you'll:

  • Enjoy class sizes limited to 30 students so that you receive one-on-one instructor feedback.
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field.
  • Not only learn problem solving, algorithms and programming languages, you'll also learn the algorithms of nature.
  • Engage in hands-on learning through internship opportunities.
  • Benefit from clubs like the Mathematics Club, activities like Pi Day and from free tutoring and computer-based support in math and engineering.
  • Help others through service learning opportunities — within PBA and beyond.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Programming
  • Website Development
  • Computer Organization
  • Web Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Calculus 
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Differential Equations

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 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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