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B.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

South Dakota State University

48 months
Duration
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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About

Graduates of the Computer Science program at South Dakota State University work in many different areas such as; application programmer, network designer, database administrator, information technologist, game development, and many others.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Computer Science related jobs are among the ten fastest growing careers that show a lot of promise and opportunity for growth. 

Majors complete a core of basic computer science courses that includes the study of programming and algorithms, data structures, database concepts, computer architecture and organization, programming languages, compilers, operating systems, and software engineering. 

Important courses in closely related fields, e.g., discrete mathematics, digital logic design, scientific computation, and probability and statistics are also taken. Computer Science students are required to study all aspects of computing, including hardware, software, and theory.

This Computer Science program at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Have strong skills in math and science
  • Enjoy working with computers and technology
  • Are a creative problem solver
  • Are generally interested in how things work
  • Like the challenge of learning new things

Career Opportunities

  • Information assurance software developer
  • Operating systems and network administrator
  • Software engineer
  • Computer support specialist
  • Information technology consultant

Accreditation

The B.S. program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Computer Science 
  • Digital Logic and Lab 
  • Data Structures 
  • Ethical and Security Issues in Computing
  • Assembly Language 
  • Computer Organization and Architecture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
    • Grade Point Average (GPA)

    New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

    Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

    • Academic Records
    • English Language Proficiency
    • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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