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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Shawnee, OK, United States
The Computer Science program of Oklahoma Baptist University is offered through the Paul Dickinson College of Business. “Computing: All our constants are variables” –- if constant change appeals to you, then a major in one of the computer degrees should be your choice.
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If you enjoy problem solving, working alone and with others, being creative, having opportunities for making a difference, regularly learning something new, and change, then you should pursue a degree in computing or, at least, consider it as a minor.

What makes an OBU Computer Science degree special?

Graduates of the Computer Science program of Oklahoma Baptist University are highly regarded and sought as employees by many diverse organizations. The degree programs combine aspects of both theoretical and applied computer science and computer information systems.

OBU’s Computer Science degree programs offer students a solid foundation in mathematics, applied physics, computer programming, computer organization, databases and multi-platform application development. Students work on a yearlong capstone project where they design and develop a complex project for external clients. A unique aspect of the degree is an option to explore interdisciplinary interests: students can combine their interests in computing with a second area of study. Over the years, graduates have completed the BS in Computer Science with interdisciplinary emphases in math, physics, graphic design, art, religion, Spanish, journalism, business, English, psychology and education. Students also have the opportunity to work on faculty-sponsored research projects leading to commercially available software, and publications in leading journals and conferences.

What are OBU grads doing with their Computer Science degrees?

Graduates have gone to work with the following companies:

  • IBM
  • EDS
  • Raytheon
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • Bank of Oklahoma
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • Hertz
  • Wal-Mart
  • Vertical Learning Curve
  • MY Consulting Group

Career paths include programmer, system analyst, database developer, database administrator, software engineer, network manager, quality assurance tester, technical support, technical writer, technical service representative, teacher and web designer/developer/programmer.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Physics for Computer Science 
  • Computer Science
  • Logic Design 
  • Systems Analysis 
  • Database Program Development 
  • Programming Languages 

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General Requirements

    • Complete your application
    • Send us your Transcript
    • Send Test Scores (ACT, SAT or TOEFL/IELTS)
    • Send a copy of a current passport
    • Financial Guarantee
    • Provide a bank statement (proving funds on the financial guarantee)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Shawnee

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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