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Computer Science (BSc)

Computer Science (BSc)

 milton | Also available in waterloo

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Note: This program is pending approvals.

From applied cryptography to mobile computing, Computer Science will help you develop strong algorithm analysis and design skills in procedural, object-oriented and low-level languages.

Our Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science program provides the hands-on experience that is key to understanding computing fundamentals with an optional introduction to functional, parallel and logical paradigms.

Program Highlights

  • Small class and lab sizes, which gives you more opportunity to work directly with your professors.
  • You can apply for the Professional Experience Program, which consists of a 12- to 16-month work term between your third and fourth years. Sample jobs include technical support analyst and product support analyst.
  • Add the Minor in Mathematics and gain useful skills in scientific and financial computing, which can be used in areas such as pharmaceutical design, image processing, financial analysis and genomics.
  • Learn in an ecosystem of tech talent! The Milton Education Village Innovation Centre is home to many tech start-ups, and nearby HalTech is the region’s tech accelerator.

Sample Courses

  • Internet Computing
  • Computer Graphics
  • Introduction to Parallel Programming
  • Windows Application Programming


  • Minimum admission range of high 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of mid 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • Advanced Functions at 60%.
  • One of Calculus & Vectors, Chemistry or Physics at 60%.
  • All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 3.
  • HL or SL Chemistry or Physics 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:

  • Mathematics Minor
  • Data Analytics Option

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