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Computer science is the study of computers, computer software and computational systems including their theory, design, development and application. Principal areas within computer science include Internet and web programming, mobile system development, data mining and machine learning, social networks, video game development, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, database systems, programming languages, software engineering and theory of computing.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science provides students with a quality online education.  Computer science incorporates concepts from mathematics, engineering and psychology. Through this program students will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Software design and development, data structures and operating systems
  • Designing and executing solutions to technical problems
  • Effective communication
  • Proficiency in math and scientific principles relevant to computer science
  • Understanding of the human context in which computing activities take place.

QM Information:

HigherEd. QM is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components.

Some sections of this program’s courses have been reviewed and nationally recognized by Quality Matters as meeting the standards for best practices in online course design and delivery. If a course section has been certified, it will bear the Quality Matters seal.
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Sample Careers:

      • Software Developer
      • Internet and web programmer
      • Mobile system developer
      • Data mining and machine learning
      • Social networks developer
      • Video game developer
      • Human-computer interaction
      • Database systems developer

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Degree Details
College College of
Engineering and
Computer Science
Degree type B.S.
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $203.29
- Out of State (FL) $721.84
Credits needed to graduate 120 (62 in the major)
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* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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