State University of New York at Stony Brook

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Computer Science (B.S.)

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Program Information

School:State University of New York at Stony Brook
Faculty:College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:Computer science is the study of computer systems, including the architecture of computers, development of computer software, information processing, computer applications, algorithmic problem-solving, and the math­e­matical foundations of the discipline.

The Computer Science major provides professional education in computer science to prepare the student for graduate study or for a career in the computing field. Students learn concepts and skills needed for designing, programming, and applying computer systems while also learning the theoretical and mathematical foundations of computer science. They have sufficient freedom in the program to pursue other academic interests in the liberal arts, sciences, and engineering to complement their study of computer science.
URL:Computer Science (B.S.) at State University of New York at Stony Brook
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,870

US funds
Careers:Software EngineerComputer and Information Systems ManagersComputer ProgrammersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    If you are a freshman applicant, you must have completed the highest level of secondary education in your country of residence. We look for a strong secondary academic program with courses in math, natural sciences, and English, (or, if English is the language of instruction, another language). If you have attended any college or university after graduating from secondary school you must apply as a transfer student. Applicants are required to have performed well in a strong academic program, having completed at least 24 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher by the time they submit their application. If the applicant has earned fewer than 24 credits, high school transcripts must also be submitted.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

    SAT score is for Critical Reading.

    Application Notes : SAT score is for Critical Reading.
    Cost Notes : US funds

    * 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 October 28, 2009