What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, Inc., providing majors with a sound educational base in Computer Science.

To change to the Computer Science major, students who have completed the following lower division (pre-major) requirements are required to complete and submit a Change of Major form to the Computer Science Department Office along with transcript copies:

Course List

  • CSC 15 Programming Concepts and Methodology I 3
  • CSC 20 Programming Concepts and Methodology II 3
  • CSC 28 Discrete Structures for Computer Science 3
  • CSC 35 Introduction to Computer Architecture 3
  • CSC 60 Introduction to Systems Programming in UNIX 3
  • MATH 26A/30 Calculus I for the Social and Life Sciences 3
  • MATH 26B/31 Calculus II for the Social and Life Sciences

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Study options

Full Time (129 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,840.00 per year
USD $396/unit; USD $1,665 for 6 units or less; USD $2,871 for 6.1 or more units
Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022


College of Engineering and Computer Science

Riverside Hall, Room 2014,



95819, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have High School Diploma with minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 scale or average 80% marks.

For international students

Applicant must have High School Transcript with minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 scale or average 80% marks or High School Diploma transcript.

English Language Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL: 64 iBT; IELTS: 6.0; DuoLingo: 95; Sacramento State ELI: Level 7; PTE Academic: 50; GTEC: 1125; ELS Language Center: Level 112; FLS Language School: Level 16; TLC: Level 9; UCLA Extension: Level 6.

The filing periods for each intake are: Fall Intake Application Filing Period: October 1 – July 1; Spring Intake Application Filing Period: August 1 – December 1.

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


Get in touch