BS in Computer Science

Long Island University, Brooklyn - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

October 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 37,926

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 18% scholarship
Technology permeates and facilitates most every business environment in the world. Computer savvy professionals are not only in demand, they are essential to the successful operations of an organization.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program focuses on the concepts and techniques used in the design and the development of advanced software systems, network designs, and applications. Students explore the conceptual foundations of computer science—its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, and software engineering techniques. In addition, they may choose from innovative electives, including artificial intelligence, database systems, graphical user interfaces, web development, e-commerce and computer networks, and system and network administration among others. As with the introductory sequence, these advanced courses stress hands-on learning. 

The 120-credit B.S. in Computer Science degree focuses on the concepts and techniques used in the design and the development of advanced software systems, network designs and applications. Students in this program explore the conceptual foundations of computer science – its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems and software engineering techniques. In addition, they can choose from innovative electives, including artificial intelligence, database systems, graphical user interfaces, web development, e-commerce and computer networks, and system and network administration among others. As with the introductory sequence, these advanced courses stress hands-on learning.

Graduates of the B.S. in Computer Science program have gone on to highly successful careers with Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, Accenture, MTA, DOT, New York City government agencies, Con Edison, NYU Medical Center, and other technology-based corporations.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2022

Entry requirements
Undergraduate
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 75 or 79 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) No official score required
  • IELTS Below 6.0 (Post) 
  • Pearson (PTE) Below 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 - 2.5

Core Curriculum Requirements

LIU Post Thematic Core Curriculum (32-33 credits)
POST 101 1 credit
First-Year Seminar 3 credits

  • Writing I 3 credits
  • Writing II 3 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning (MTH 6 or 7 required) 3 credits
  • Scientific Inquiry & the Natural World (PHY 3 or 11 required) 4 credits
  • Creativity, Media & the Arts 3 credits
  • Perspectives on World Cultures 3 credits
  • Self, Society & Ethics 3 credits
  • Power, Institutions & Structures 3 credits
  • Add'l course from one cluster (PHY 4 or 12 required) Scientific Inquiry & the Natural World cluster
    3-4 credits

Required Co-Related Courses

  • IT 50 Effective Strategies for Academic Success 3.00hrs
  • MTH 19 Basic Statistics 3.00 hrs
  • CS 106 Foundations of Web Design and Development 3.00 hrs
  • CS 111 Object Oriented Programming 1 3.00 hrs
  • CS 116 Object Oriemted Programming 2 (Data Structures) 3.00 hrs
  • CS 127 Introduction to Game Programming 3.00 hrs
  • CS 136 Networks and IT 3.00 hrs
  • CS 229 Foundations of Information Systems 3.00 hrs
  • CS 233 Operating Systems with Linux 3.00 hrs
  • CS 237 HCI and Usability 3.00 hrs
  • CS 244 Software Systems Methodologies 3.00 hrs
  • CS 245 Working in a Team Environment 3.00 hrs
  • CS 251 Programming Languages 3.00 hrs
  • CS 255 Technical Communications (WAC) 3.00 hrs
  • IT 151 Foundations of Information Technology 3.00 hrs
  • IT 266 Legal, Social and Ethical Issues (WAC) 3.00 hrs
  • Four (4) approved major electives 12.00 hrs
     

Undergraduate 

English Language Institute (1 semester) $5,000 

Direct Admission (2 semesters) $37,926

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614

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