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What will I learn?

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science is a broad-based program that emphasizes the areas of computer programming languages, data structures, information systems, theory of programming languages, software engineering, networking, database, multimedia, applications of computer science and computer architecture.

Why Study Computer Science at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Lamar University offers state-of-the-art equipment, ABET accreditation of the undergraduate B.S. in Computer Science program, small classes with a good ratio between student and instructors, and professors with strong research credentials as well as a lifetime commitment to quality teaching and service.

Career Paths

Computer science is a broad field, and you will learn a variety of languages, programs and applications to prepare you for a range of professional opportunities when you begin working. After graduation, you can expect to find your skills in high demand: there are more positions in the field than computer scientists who can fill them.

Primary Careers

Programmer, Software/App Developer, Database Administrator, Network Administrator

Career Areas

  • IT architecture
  • IS/IT management
  • Database administration
  • Consulting
  • Software development
  • Network administration

Types of Employers

  • Government agencies
  • Schools and universities
  • Technology companies
  • Pharmaceutical and medical companies
  • Industrial manufacturers
  • Chemical and refining industry

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (121 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,734.00 per year
USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

Carl Parker Building, Room 203,

BEAUMONT,

Texas,

77710, United States

Online/Distance (121 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,734.00 per year
USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours
Start date

Expected August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

For international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 71
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 197
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 527
  • IELTS Total: 6.0

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

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