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Computer Science (BA in Combination)


 waterloo

Our information economy demands well-trained systems analysts, software specialists and programmers.

Laurier's Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer Science program prepares you for this competitive environment. You'll gain a fundamental understanding of digital systems and microprocessors, and develop an appreciation for the interaction between the hardware and the software.

 


Program Highlights

  • All of our first- and second-year required Computer Science courses have a laboratory component where you’ll apply concepts learned in the lectures.
  • You can apply for the Professional Experience Program, which consists of a 12- to 16-month work term between your third and fourth years.
  • You can apply for the co-op option, which includes two work terms usually in the summer following your second and third year.
  • Take advantage of the flexibility of this combination program and select your own specialization to meet your particular interests.

Sample Courses

  • iPhone Application Programming
  • Internet Computing
  • Digital Electronics
  • Windows Application Programming
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Computer Graphics
  • Software Engineering

Requirements

  • Minimum admission range of high 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of mid 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • Advanced Functions at 60%.
  • All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 27.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Management Option
  • Mathematics Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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