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    Apr 23, 2024  
2016-2017 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science with a major in Computer Science

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Hull College Career & Academic Planning Center
Allgood Hall N112

Program Description:
The study of computer science spans the range from theory to practice to cutting-edge invention of computing solutions. Computer Science teaches students to be aware of new ideas and technologies and is a foundation that prepares graduates for many different computer careers while permitting them to adapt to new technologies. The Computer Science curriculum covers the principles of key computing technologies such as hardware, operating systems, database systems, networks, graphics, and artificial intelligence. Students will study the logical and mathematical foundations of computing and how to implement problem solutions as programs in a computer language. Mathematical reasoning and competency is emphasized throughout the program.

Career Opportunities:
Computer Science graduates are in high demand as many employers are looking for highly trained persons to provide technical support for computer operations, and to develop new computer hardware and software systems. Recent graduates are employed by software development companies, large companies, small businesses, governmental agencies, and many more technical environments.

Over $100,000 is awarded in scholarships annually and computer science students are eligible to apply for all Hull College of Business scholarships. Additionally, computer science students are eligible for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related scholarships. Interested applicants should visit the Hull College of Business website for more information.

Core Curriculum Areas A‑E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Core Curriculum Area F: 18 Hours

Grade of C or better is required in all Area F courses.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Electives: 17 Hours

Senior Requirements:

Satisfactory Completion of the ETS Major Field Test

Total Hours for the Degree: 124

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