Program Overview

Earn your online bachelor’s degree in one of today’s most in-demand fields. In a convenient and flexible format, you’ll gain the ability to use current programming languages, reason and think in abstract terms, communicate the fundamentals of computer science and cross disciplinary lines to apply computer science-based solutions in different fields.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science adult degree completion program at Aurora University Online are prepared for a range of industry roles or for graduate school. This program is designed for busy, working adults.

Curriculum Overview

Aurora University’s online bachelor’s degree in computer science provides you with a broad overview of subjects within the computer science field, including programming languages, computer architecture, software engineering and database design. Prepare for advanced careers with elective courses in your area of interest. Each class is taught by faculty members who have real-world experience.

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Program Details

  • Next Start Date:January 8, 2018
  • Est. Program Length:4 Years
  • Credit Hours:120 (40 in major)
  • Course Length:8 Weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:$425

Required Courses: 32 hours

  • CSC1700 Introduction to Computer Programming – 4 hours
  • CSC2200 Web Application Development – 4 hours
  • CSC2300 Computer Architecture – 4 hours
  • CSC2650 Data Structures and Algorithms – 4 hours
  • CSC3610 Advanced Programming – 4 hours
  • CSC4350 Software Engineering – 4 hours
  • CSC4500 Database Design and Implementation – 4 hours
  • CSC4900 Computer Science Capstone – 4 hours

Elective Courses: 8 hours

Additional Required Courses: 16 hours

  • COM1550 Professional Communication – 4 hours
  • MTH2210 Calculus I – 4 hours
  • MTH2220 Calculus II – 4 hours
  • MTH3270 Discrete Mathematics – 4 hours

Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.

  • Two (2) years demonstrated work experience, military service or other relevant adult responsibilities
  • 15 semester hours of transferable college or university credit from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale*
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all previously attended colleges and/or universities

*Individual circumstances may be reviewed by your admission counselor.

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Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Career Outcomes

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Systems Administrator
  • Software Tester
  • Web Developer

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