Carleton University

Bachelor of Computer Science

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School:Carleton University
Faculty:School of Computer Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:Computers and computer systems play a central role in business, communication, science, entertainment and medicine. As the range of computer applications continues to expand, so does the demand for computer scientists. Computer Science is an ever-changing discipline that studies the theory, design and implementation of computer applications and systems. You will learn to use computing and information technology to help solve the problems that we face in business, science and society today and those that we will face tomorrow.

The Honours Computer Science program at Carleton is organized into diverse streams so that you can develop a particular expertise. Our specialty streams allow you the opportunity to concentrate on one important area of computer science and our multidisciplinary streams give you the chance to examine areas of increasing opportunity for computer scientists. All streams share a common core of computer science courses. No matter which stream you choose, you will gain expertise in all the fundamentals, including programming, algorithms, software engineering, databases and user interfaces. You may also choose to take the Honours degree without a stream, or to start without a stream and add one later.

Our Honours degree has been approved by the Canadian Computer Science Accreditation Council (CSAC). The Software Engineering stream has been approved by CSAC as a Software Engineering program. The degree is generally completed in four years, or five years if the co-op option is chosen.

Specialty streams:

* Algorithms
* Computer and Internet Security
* Computer Game Development
* Management and Business Systems
* Mobile Computing
* Network Computing
* Software Engineering (Computer Science)
URL:Bachelor of Computer Science at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Software EngineerComputer ProgrammersVideo Game Programmers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 03, 2019

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