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Arizona State University, USA, Tempe

Applied Computing, B.Sc.

  • Applied Computing, B.Sc.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 34,284

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences within the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences offers a BS degree in applied computing, which provides a foundation in computer science. Applied computing combines technical computing skills with an understanding of the impact of computer science in real-world contexts.

Career Opportunities

If you have studied computer sciences, you will have gained many technical and non-technical skills which are highly valued by employers, from leadership to programming. The increasing scope of computer science means you have plenty of choice in a wide variety of highly specialized areas. With computer technologies playing an ever growing role in all aspects of modern life, you re likely to find your computer science skills in high demand across many different industries. These include: financial organizations, management consultancy firms, software houses, communications companies, data warehouses, multinational companies (IT-related, financial services and others), governmental agencies, universities and hospitals. However, unsurprisingly, most graduates go into roles within the computer industry. As always, it's extremely beneficial to have completed relevant work experience. You should also consider compiling a portfolio of your own independent projects outside of your degree, which could be in the form of programming, moderating online or even building an app. This will demonstrate to employers your interest in the subject and your problem-solving skills, creativity and initiative.

Course Overview

The applied computing program's technical component is concerned with the design and use of appropriate systems and technologies, while its social sciences component is concerned with understanding how people seek, obtain, evaluate, use and categorize information. Lower-division courses provide a computer science foundation, while upper-division courses emphasize database systems and computer networks. The program offers small class sizes and extensive opportunities for research, and requires an internship or research with a professor, typically completed during the senior year. I want to find another Bachelor Course Graduates are prepared for graduate study as well as for entry-level employment in information technology roles in a variety of businesses, nonprofits, government agencies and academic institutions. This major is eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program at the following location: West campus. Students from Western states who select this major and campus may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition at a rate of 150 percent of Arizona resident tuition plus all applicable fees. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.


Programme Structure Introduction to Computer Science (CS) Mathematics (MA) Historical Awareness (H) Global Awareness (G) Discrete Mathematical Structures Social-Behavioral Sciences (SB) Elements of Statistics (CS) Computer Networks

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements Freshmen must have a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Transfer students must have a minimum 2.50 GPA (a "C+" or better where "A"=4.00) from a college or university. Some ASU programs require a minimum transfer GPA of 3.00, including the W. P. Carey School of Business and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Some ASU programs may have higher admission requirements and may require a minimum ACT or SAT score. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

English Entry Requirement

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Contact Details

Arizona State University


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