What will I learn?

The Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology (EIT) is a key partner with industry, research, and education in the capital region of Little Rock, Arkansas. EIT is a vital part of the eco-system of the region and is an active partner with its many constituents within the state and the region. We are a metropolitan university positioned in a community and region that is innovative and is collaborative with engineering and IT professionals. Now is an exciting time to be a part of UALR EIT.

EIT is committed to providing the engineering, construction, earth science, and IT workforce that will build Arkansas’ future and to developing a quality faculty that can contribute both to our overall educational needs and to the intellectual base of the state. To accomplish these goals, EIT will work with all interested potential students to provide the necessary intellectual basis for them to be successful and will provide its faculty with facilities and resources to make major contributions to our state. We work closely with the UAMS and other educational institutions in the state and enhance our resources through the acquisition of external funds from federal agencies, private foundations, and other private enterprises.

The department offers courses covering a wide range of topics in computer science, including programming and programming languages, data structures and algorithms, assembly language, computer architecture, networking, operating systems, compilers, software engineering, file structures, database systems, graphics, artificial intelligence, and theory of computation.

The associate of computer science degree requires at least 60 hours including the core computer science courses and approved electives selected from computer science, mathematics, statistics, accounting, management, and engineering technology.

Freshman Year

RHET 1311 Composition I

RHET 1312 Composition II

SPCH 1300 Speech Communication

HIST 2311 U.S. History to 1877

or HIST 2312 U.S. History since 1877

or POLS 1310 American National Government

MATH 1302 College Algebra

MATH 1303 Trigonometry

CPSC 1375 Programming I

Which department am I in?

George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

Study options

Full Time (60 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,779.60 per year
Application deadline

Expected July, November 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022


George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

2801 S University Avenue,



72204, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to have TOEFL score of 525 on paper-based.

For international students

First-time freshmen students must have any high school and post-secondary school transcripts, accompanied by English translations. Minimum cumulative high school GPA: 2.5 out of 4.0. TOEFL: 525 Paper-based, 61 Internet-based; IELTS: 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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