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Computer Information Science, B.A.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Computer Information Science major at Dallas Baptist University provides computer training that can be utilized in many fields of employment. The major is structured in such a way that the student can easily earn a second major and thereby apply the computer expertise in another field of choice. 

Computer Information Science requires 34 core credits plus a 12-credit upper-level concentration in any applied field approved by the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, such as business, computer security, education, internet computing, or mathematics.

Mission Statement

The mission of Dallas Baptist University is to provide Christ-centered quality higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings.

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 include:

  • Introduction to Computer Science and Programming
  • Foundations of Computer Science 
  • Data Structures and Introduction to Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computer Organization and Architecture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

    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

  • Application (apply online) 
  • $25 Application fee (pay online)School Records and Test Scores (Minimum: 2.5 GPA on the USA 4.0 scale)
  • Essay (written or video) answering the question: "Why I wish to go to DBU"
  • English Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dallas

  • 1140 - 1930 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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