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BS in Computer Sciences - Accelerated BS to MS

Shorelight - University of Central Florida, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

April 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,000

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
A BS in Computer Science degree emphasizes the mathematical and theoretical foundations of computing, rather than teaching specific technologies. It provides the foundation you need to break into some of the most exciting and profitable careers

Enrollment Cycles

  • April 2023
  • July 2023
  • November 2023

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms C or 7 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms C or 7 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Uganda General Certificate of Education Level
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms UACE - minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. UGCE - C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam with 5 academic subjects
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Exam

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms E/5 average
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms E/5 average

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCSE criteria
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 2 - UI 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate GAA 3 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 6.5
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • GAA (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5

TOEFL

  • GAA 2 - UI (2 Terms) 80
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • PSE (3 Terms) 0 – 39
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • GAA 2 (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14
  • GAA (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12

 

General Education Program (GEP) (39 Credit Hours)

  • See Computer Science (B.S.) in the catalog for track specific GEP requirements.
  • Communication Foundations
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Science Foundations

Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (14 Credit Hours)

  • See Computer Science (B.S.) in the catalog for the CPP requirements.

Core Requirements: Basic Level (30 Credit Hours)

  • A "C" (2.0) or better is required in each course in the area.
  • STA 2023 - Statistical Methods I Credit Hours: 3 (GEP)
  • COP 3330 - Object Oriented Programming Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3502C - Computer Science I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3503C - Computer Science II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CDA 3103C - Computer Logic and Organization Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COT 3100C - Introduction to Discrete Structures Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 3360 - Security in Computing Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 3402 - Systems Software Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COT 4210 - Discrete Structures II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4331C - Processes for Object-Oriented Software Development Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COT 3960 - Foundation Exam Credit Hours: 0 hrs

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • ENC 3241 - Writing for the Technical Professional Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • ENC 3250 - Professional Writing Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (18 Credit Hours)

  • Any 4000-5000 level Computer Science (CS) course that is not a required undergraduate course will count as a restricted elective.
  • Only ONE of the following six Information Technology courses may count as a CS Restricted Elective: CAP 4102, CIS 4004, CIS 4524, CNT 4603, CNT 4703, and CNT 4714.
  • At most 3 hours of independent study or research allowed. No internship or cooperative education credits are allowed.
  • It is recommended that students take at least 3 classes from a primary area to gain an in-depth know ledge in that area of Computer Science.
  • It is recommended that students take classes from at least 2 different secondary areas to gain a broad knowledge of Computer Science. These courses may also be listed in the student's primary area.
  • A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) or better is required in each course in this area.
  • Students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in all courses in this section.
  • Students participating in the Accelerated Undergraduate to Graduate Program in Computer
  • Science should take up to 12 hours of 5000 and 6000 level courses from the areas listed below.
  • The courses listed in the areas below are for ease of reference only.

Systems Area

  • COP 4331C - Processes for Object-Oriented Software Development Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4520 - Concepts of Parallel and Distributed Processing Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4600 - Operating Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4710 - Database Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 4768 - Computer Architecture Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CDA 5106 - Advanced Computer Architecture Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5611 - Operating Systems Design Principles Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5711 - Parallel and Distributed Database Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs

AI and Machine Learning Area

  • CAP 4053 - AI for Game Programming Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 4453 - Robot Vision Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 4630 - Artificial Intelligence Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5415 - Computer Vision Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5512 - Evolutionary Computation Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5610 - Machine Learning Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5636 - Advanced Artificial Intelligence Credit Hours: 3hrs

Graphics, Games, and HCI Area

  • CAP 4053 - AI for Game Programming Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 4720 - Computer Graphics Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CNT 5008 - Computer Communication Networks Architecture Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5725 - Computer Graphics I Credit Hours: 3hrs

Algorithms and Complexity Area

  • COT 4500 - Numerical Calculus Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5510 - Bioinformatics Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5512 - Evolutionary Computation Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • COP 5021 - Program Analysis Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • COP 5537 - Network Optimization Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • COT 5405 - Design and Analysis of Algorithms Credit Hours: 3hrs

Software Engineering Area

  • CIS 4615 - Secure Software Development and Assurance Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • COP 4020 - Programming Languages I Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • COP 4520 - Concepts of Parallel and Distributed Processing Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4710 - Database Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CEN 5016 - Software Engineering Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5021 - Program Analysis Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5711 - Parallel and Distributed Database Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Cybersecurity Area

  • CIS 3362 - Cryptography and Information Security Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 4203C - Digital Forensics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 4361 - Secure Operating Systems and Administration Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 4615 - Secure Software Development and Assurance Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CIS 4940C - Topics in Cybersecurity Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CAP 4145 - Introduction to Malware Analysis Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 4403 - Network Security and Privacy Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEE 4346C - Hardware Security and Trusted Circuit Design Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Big Data Area

  • COP 4520 - Concepts of Parallel and Distributed Processing Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4710 - Database Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COT 4500 - Numerical Calculus Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 4768 - Computer Architecture Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 4425C - Cloud Computing Management Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CDA 5106 - Advanced Computer Architecture Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 5008 - Computer Communication Networks Architecture Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CDA 5110 - Parallel Architecture and Algorithms Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5611 - Operating Systems Design Principles Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CAP 5610 - Machine Learning Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5711 - Parallel and Distributed Database Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Vision and Robotics Area

  • CAP 4453 - Robot Vision Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CAP 4720 - Computer Graphics Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CAP 5415 - Computer Vision Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • CAP 5725 - Computer Graphics I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EGN 4060C - Introduction to Robotics Credit Hours: 3hrs
  • EEL 4660 - Robotic Systems Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 5820 - Image Processing Credit Hours: 3 hrs

Computer Networks Area

  • CNT 4403 - Network Security and Privacy Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 4704 - Analysis of Computer Communication Networks Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 4781 - Computer Communication Networks Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 5008 - Computer Communication Networks Architecture Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 5537 - Network Optimization Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • CNT 5805 - Network Science Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • EEL 5780 - Wireless Networks Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Math/Statistics Restricted Electives (6 Credit Hours)
  • 4000-5000 level mathematics or statistics (6 Credit Hours)
  • courses from: STA, MAP, MAA, MAD, MAS prefixes and the following courses.
  • No independent study hours, internship, or cooperative education hours are allowed.
  • MAC 2313 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • MAP 2302 - Ordinary Differential Equations I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • MAS 3105 - Matrix and Linear Algebra Credit Hours: 4 hrs
  • MAS 3106 - Linear Algebra Credit Hours: 4 hrs

Capstone Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

  • A "C" (2.0) or better is required in the two courses.
  • COP 4934 - Senior Design I Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • COP 4935 - Senior Design II Credit Hours: 3 hrs
  • Electives
  • Remaining hours needed to meet minimum of 120 hours for graduation should be met with Free
  • Electives.
  • Foreign Language Requirements
  • Typical cost for two semesters $30,000
  •  Tuition $17,000 
  • Housing $7,000
  •  Dining $4,000 
  • Other $2,000

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