What will I learn?

The Computing Science program at Augustana builds foundational knowledge in Python and Java to prepare you for further study in other programming languages, as well as the areas of software engineering, operating systems, computer organization and architecture, algorithms, databases, networks, parallel programming, and computing theory. This major is taken as part of a Bachelor of Science degree. At Augustana, you can also take a Computing Science major as part of a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Why Augustana?

Augustana Campus, located in Camrose, Alberta, one hour southeast of Edmonton, is home to just over 1,000 students from across Canada and around the world. Augustana offers liberal arts and science degree programs in an intimate and personalized setting, with smaller class sizes and a more flexible academic schedule.

Augustana also offers a modified semester system called The Augustana Calendar. Each semester is comprised of a three-week session studying a single course, followed by a more traditional 11-week session studying up to four courses. This gives you the opportunity to dive deeper into research, travel, and other experiential learning endeavors, while at the same time reducing stress and workload.

Possible Careers

  • Air Traffic Management
  • Animator
  • Application Analyst / Developer
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Communications Control Technician
  • Computer Programmer
  • Corporate Security Specialist
  • Database Design and Management
  • Graphic Designer
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Interface Designer
  • Network Administrator / Analyst
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Strategic Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Video Game Designer
  • Webmaster

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Augustana

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$21,668.40 (US$ 16,498) per year
The estimated cost is for first year only
Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

Augustana Campus (Camrose)

4901 - 46 Avenue,

CAMROSE,

Alberta (AB),

T4V 2R3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students applying for admission from high school must show that they have successfully completed five academic subjects. English Language Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - iBT: At least 90 with a minimum score of 21 points in each section; IELTS (Academic) (International English Language Testing System: At least 6.5 with no band less than 5.5; CAE (Certificate in Advanced English, also known as Cambridge English: Advanced): At least 180, with no less than 165 in each skill; CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English, also known as Cambridge English: Proficiency): At least 180, with no less than 165 in each skill; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery): At least 85, with no band less than 80 and a score of at least 3 in the Speaking Test; PTE (Academic) (Pearson Test of English Academic): At least 61, with no less than 60 in each communicative skill.

For international students

Students applying directly from high school with the following required courses:

One of the following courses

English (Literature & Composition)

One of the following subjects

Fine Arts
Humanities
Languages other than English
Physical Education
Math/Sciences

One of the following subjects

Humanities
Languages other than English
Math/Sciences

One of the following courses

Mathematics

One of the following courses

Mathematics
Chemistry
Biology
Calculus
Physics
Additional Math
Computer Science
Geometry
Physical Geography
Science
Trigonometry

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - iBT: At least 90 with a minimum score of 21 points in each section

IELTS (Academic) (International English Language Testing System: At least 6.5 with no band less than 5.5

CAE (Certificate in Advanced English, also known as Cambridge English: Advanced): At least 180, with no less than 165 in each skill; CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English, also known as Cambridge English: Proficiency): At least 180, with no less than 165 in each skill; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery): At least 85, with no band less than 80 and a score of at least 3 in the Speaking Test; PTE (Academic) (Pearson Test of English Academic): At least 61, with no less than 60 in each communicative skill.

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