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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

The Computer and Mathematical Sciences Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. Students are provided with a rigorous theoretical background coupled with practical and essential skills to begin either a rewarding career in the computer field or advanced studies in graduate school. The programs reflect important trends and developments in the computer field.

The computer degree programs are based on Computing Curricula 2013 prepared by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society. This degree has a significant mathematics component. Students should work with an advisor to select the elective courses that are most appropriate to their interests.

Courses not offered at all venues are denoted with a venue indicator (traditional or nationwide) after the course name. Nationwide includes the online program and evening program in Columbia, Missouri.


Computer and Mathematical Sciences Department

Degree requirements

The Columbia College Catalog outlines the courses you will need to take to complete your degree program. This includes required courses in your major and general education requirements, as well as elective classes you will select.

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The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree is available and is approved at the following locations. Some locations may require a combination of in-seat and online coursework. Select one to view the tuition rate.

Please note this degree program may not be able to be completed fully in-seat. A combination of in-seat and online coursework may be required.


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