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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

WHY CHOOSE AN ONLINE COMPUTER SCIENCE DEGREE?

Immerse yourself in the digital future. Computer Science degrees are in demand as our daily use and need of technological systems increases.

College
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Degree Type
Bachelor of Science
Diploma Title
Bachelor of Science
With a major in Computer Science
Transcript Title
Bachelor of Science
Major Computer Science

UF Online offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences that encourages students to explore the theoretical foundations of information and computation with considerable freedom through the liberal arts. Employment in computer occupations is expected to increase by 22 percent through 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, making it a highly coveted and optimistic career path. UF’s computer science degree prepares students for a range of career opportunities with great starting salaries and opens up a variety of doors in the exciting world of technology.

From financial companies to insurance, health care, security and beyond, practically every industry is interested in computer science graduates. Computer science is a field with varied job prospects, including business analyst, software engineer, researcher, programmer and computer systems analyst. UF Online’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program gives students the freedom to tailor their curriculum to their interests, skills and academic strengths.

Important Dates

CAREER TRACKS AND OPPORTUNITIES

What professions will a degree in Computer Science prepare me for?

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Network systems administrator
  • Software applications developer
  • Technical Support and IT
  • Web developer

Please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics or Career One Stop for additional suggestions on further career pathways and opportunities.




WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR COMPETITIVE TRANSFER APPLICANTS?
Lower Division Applicants

Applicants with 12-59 hours of transferrable college credit
Competitive lower division applicants should have at least a 2.5 overall GPA and satisfactory completed the below course:

  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 (MAC 2311)
Upper Division Applicants

Applicants with 60 or more hours of transferrable college credit
Competitive upper division applicants should have at least a 2.5 overall GPA and have completed the below courses with at least a 2.5 GPA:

  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 (MAC 2311)
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 2 (MAC 2312)
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus 3 (MAC 2313)
  • Physics 1 w/lab (PHY 2053) or Physics with Calculus 1 w/ lab (PHY 2048)

Note:

  • All courses taken to meet Competitive Admissions Criteria must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • Unsuccessful attempts in courses taken to meet Competitive Admissions Criteria may lower competitiveness.
  • Unsuccessful attempts in additional courses in the desired major may lower competitiveness.
  • Out of state courses used to meet Competitive Admissions Criteria may need to be evaluated by the appropriate department upon admission.

WHY CHOOSE UF ONLINE?

At the University of Florida, our passion goes beyond our walls — and so do our opportunities.

UF Online’s B.S. in Computer Science provides a foundation in computer science while also offering a strong liberal arts education with courses from the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and foreign languages. Our program places a highly coveted degree at your convenience, for a fraction of the cost of comparable degree programs.

Designed for students whose commitments make traditional campus attendance impractical, our online program stands at the forefront, providing flexible academic options with the same elite faculty and rigor that makes us a leading university and top research institution. We connect people with opportunities, remove barriers and set the standard for online higher education. UF Online graduates earn the same elite degree they would receive on campus, and they will be at the top of the list for the best employers in the country.