BS in Computer Science - STEM designated

Shorelight - Adelphi University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,600

Course Accredited By

ACS

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
A computer science degree opens the door to a successful career in many fields including industry, research and marketing.
  • You can work as a software engineer, systems architect or data engineer, or you can become a specialist in the quickly growing fields of cybersecurity or cryptography.
  • Learn in small classes with expert faculty who are focused on your success.
  • Work one-to-one with faculty advisers to select one or more areas of specialization, such as software engineering, cybersecurity, game programming, applied science and foundations of computer science.
  • Be career-ready upon graduation or study for one more year in our accelerated master’s degree program.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • July 2022
  • April 2022

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Uganda

Advanced Certificate of Education with a 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) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Tanzania

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

(BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

United Kingdom

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture, Dental Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 55

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 57-66
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

  • CSC (0145) 190 - Computer Science Orientation Seminar Credits: 1.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 156 - Discrete Structures Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 171 - Intro to Comp Programming (Lecture) Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 175 - Intermediate Computer Programming Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 270 - Survey of Programming Languages Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 263 - Database Management System Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 273 - Data Structures Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 440 - Software Engineering Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 481 - Computer Science Senior Seminar I Credits: 1.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 482 - Computer Science Senior Seminar II Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • MTH (0144) 131 - Calculus 1 B Credits: 4.00hrs
    OR
  • MTH (0144) 141 - Calculus I Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • MTH (0144) 142 - Calculus II Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • MTH (0144) 225 - Statistics and Data Analytics Credits: 3.00hrs

Track 1: Software Engineering

  • CSC (0145) 272 - Principles Of Programming Languages Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 344 - Algorithms and Complexity Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • CSC (0145) 233 - Graphical User Interface Programming Credits: 3.00 hrs
    OR
  • CSC (0145) 338 - Mobile Application Development Credits: 3.00hrs
    OR
  • CSC (0145) 350 - Web Programming Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 370 - Computer Architecture and Organization Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 450 - Computer Networks Credits: 3.0hrs
  • CSC (0145) 453 - Operating Systems Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 470 - Internship in Computer Science Credits: 1.00 to 3.000hrs
    OR
  • CSC (0145) Elective
  • CSC (0145) 275 - Operating Systems Practicum Credits: 1.00hrs

Track 2: Information Security

  • CSC (0145) 272 - Principles Of Programming Languages Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 275 - Operating Systems Practicum Credits: 1.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 280 - Introduction to Cybersecurity Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 380 - Computer and Network Security Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 381 - Applied Cryptography Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 450 - Computer Networks Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 453 - Operating Systems Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 470 - Internship in Computer Science Credits: 1.00 to 3.00hrs
    OR
  • CSC Elective

Track 3: Game Programming

  • CSC (0145) 237 - Game Programming Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 302 - Artificial Intelligence Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 233 - Graphical User Interface Programming Credits: 3.00hrs
    OR
  • CSC (0145) 338 - Mobile Application Development Credits: 3.00hrs
    OR
  • CSC (0145) 350 - Web Programming Credits: 3.000hrs
  • CSC (0145) 333 - Computer Graphics and Image Processing Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 450 - Computer Networks Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 470 - Internship in Computer Science Credits: 1.00 to 3.00hrs
    OR
  • CSC (0145) Elective
  • MTH (0144) 250 - Multivariable Mathematics Credits: 4.00hrs

Track 4: Foundations of Computer Science

  • MTH (0144) 253 - Linear Algebra Credits: 4.000hrs
  • CSC (0145) 272 - Principles Of Programming Languages Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 275 - Operating Systems Practicum Credits: 1.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 344 - Algorithms and Complexity Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 370 - Computer Architecture and Organization Credits: 3.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 453 - Operating Systems Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MTH (0144) 355 - Symbolic Logic Credits: 3.00hrs
    OR
  • MTH (0144) 351 - Number Theory Credits: 3.0hrs
    OR
  • MTH (0144) 384 - Computational Mathematics Credits: 3.00hrs

Track 5: Applied Sciences

  • CSC (0145) 370 - Computer Architecture and Organization Credits: 3.00hrs
  • MTH (0144) 244 - Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PHY (0156) 113 - Physics For Science Majors I Credits: 4.00hrs
  • PHY (0156) 114 - Physics for Science Majors II Credits: 4.00hrs
  • PHY (0156) 211 - Mathematical Methods in Physics I Credits: 4.00hrs
  • CHE (0106) 111 - General Chemistry I Credits: 4.00hrs
  • CSC (0145) 275 - Operating Systems Practicum Credits: 1.00hrs
  • MTH (0144) 243 - Calculus III Credits: 4.00hrs
  • Academic Accelerator Cost per Semester
  •  Fall 2021 $21,104.7 
  • Spring 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Summer 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester
  •  Option A: On Campus Double (with AC) 
  • Option A offers on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students and a common bathroom in hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,295 
  • Spring 2022 $6,295 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option B: On Campus Large Triple (with AC) 
  • Option B offers an on-campus suite-style room shared among three undergraduate students. Shared bathroom is en suite. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,710 
  • Spring 2022 $6,710 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option C: On Campus Regular Triple (with AC) 
  • Option C offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with an ensuite bathroom.
  •  Fall 2021 $6,490 
  • Spring 2022 $6,490 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option D: On Campus Double (No AC) 
  • Option D offers an on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway.
  •  Fall 2021 $5,705
  •  Spring 2022 $5,705 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option E: On Campus Converted Triple (No AC) Option E offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $4,725 
  • Spring 2022 $4,725 
  • Summer 2022 $5,772 Meal Plan Details Cost Per Semester Panther Lifestyle Plan 200 meals per semester (~12 meals per week) at "all you can eat" dining hall, plus $200 Panther Dollars at food trucks, markets, cafés, and more. Includes free Sunday brunch in Post Hall. 
  • Fall 2021 $2,365 
  • Spring 2022 $2,365 
  • Summer 2022 $700

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