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Computer Science, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sparks, NV, United States
Technology develops at a breakneck speed. That’s good news for computer science students. Why? Because you’ll help find solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems, including national security and environmental and energy issues. It can also give you a foot in the door of the booming gaming industry. We offer a bachelor degree in Computer Science at the St. Thomas Aquinas College. 
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Overview

In the Computer Science program from the St. Thomas Aquinas College you’ll focus your studies by choosing a concentration in Data Analytics, Graphics, or work with faculty to design your own specialized focus. Then you’ll take core courses in security, animation, bioinformatics, ethics, and programming, among others. All of our department faculty members hold a Ph.D. in computer science and have active, funded research programs (which frequently include student assistance).

Student Outcomes

At the time of graduation, graduates will possess the ability to: 

  • Apply and continuously acquire knowledge, both theoretical and applied, related to core areas of computer science.
  • Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the trade-offs involved in design choices.
  • Apply thought processes involved in formulating problems and their solutions so that the solutions are represented in a form that can effectively be carried out by a computing device.
  • Generate original ideas and apply information in novel and effective ways.
  • Approach social effects of computing ethically and responsibly, and be committed to doing so.
  • Develop, interpret and express ideas related to Computer Science issues and concerns effectively through written and oral communication.
  • Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Computational Thinking
  • Computer Science 
  • Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Networking & System Security
  • Database Management Systems

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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