BS in Computer Science

James Madison University - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

May 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 24,875

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
The major puts students in the middle of the exploding information revolution where they study technological advances such as object-oriented software, communication networks, multimedia systems, information security and artificial intelligence.
Students will learn about computing technologies used by today’s professionals and how to use these technologies to solve real-world problems. Students will learn to analyze problems, design solutions, implement solutions using multiple computing technologies, test and install those solutions, and communicate those solutions to others in written and verbal presentations.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2022
  • August 2022

Undergraduate
International Year (3 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

TOEFL (iBT) 45 overall
IELTS 4.5 overall
Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
Pearson Versant 41-42
Duolingo 65
Gao Kao English 75/120: 95/150
GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year

Up to 28 credits toward degree

International Year (3 semesters)
TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
IELTS 5.0 overall
Pearson (PTE) 42
Pearson Versant 43-47
Duolingo 75
Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year

Up to 27 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semesters)
TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
IELTS 5.5 overall
Pearson (PTE) 45
Pearson Versant 48-54
Duolingo 85
Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year

Up to 27 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)
TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
IELTS 6.5 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
Pearson (PTE) 58
Pearson Versant 64 or higher
Duolingo 105
Gao Kao English 95/120: 115/150
GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year

Up to 27 credits toward degree

Direct Admission
TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
IELTS 6.5 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
Pearson (PTE) 58
Pearson Versant 64 or higher
Duolingo 105
Gao Kao English Not Accepted
GPA: Undergraduate: 2.5 for Direct Admission

Major Requirements
CS 149. Introduction to Programming 3.00
CS 159. Advanced Programming 3.00
CS 240. Algorithms and Data Structures 3.00
CS 261. Computer Systems I 3.00
CS 327. Discrete Structures II 3.00
CS 345. Software Engineering 3.00
CS 361. Computer Systems II 3.00
CS 430. Programming Languages 3.00
Computer Science electives above CS 300, with at least two above CS 345: 9 Credit Hours
Choose one introductory discrete math course: 3 Credit Hours
CS 227. Discrete Structures I 3.00
or
MATH 227. Discrete Structures I 3.00
Choose one calculus sequence: 4-6 Credit Hours
MATH 235. Calculus I [C3QR] 4.00
or
MATH 231. Calculus with Functions I [C3QR] 3.00 and
MATH 232. Calculus with Functions II 3.00
Choose one statistics course: 3-4 Credit Hours
MATH 220. Elementary Statistics [C3QR] 3.00
MATH 318. Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4.00
MATH 229. Introduction to Applied Statistics Using R [C3QR] 3.00

Choose one algorithms course: 3 Credit Hours
CS 412. Applied Algorithms 3.00
CS 452. Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3.00
Choose one systems elective: 3 Credit Hours
CS 432. Compilers 3.00
CS 450. Operating Systems 3.00
CS 455. Advanced Computer Networking 3.00
CS 456. Computer Architecture 3.00
CS 470. Parallel and Distributed Systems 3.00

Total: 49-52 Credit Hours

Pricing* Undergraduate 

  • IEP (1 semester) International Year (3 semester) $42,385 
  • International Year (3 semester) $33,650 
  • International Year (2 semester) $24,150 
  • International Year (1 semester) $12,075 
  • Direct Admit $24,875 
  • Program Tuition Estimated Room, Board & Fees $17,048 - $17,470** 

*Pricing is subject to change.

 **2-semester estimate. 

  • Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $8,000 
  • Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $6,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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