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Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science

The Oklahoma City University Bachelor of Science in Computer Science major gives graduates programming capabilities, a well-rounded knowledge of computer structures and functioning, extensive hands-on experience with workstations and microcomputer systems, and the benefit of an exceptionally strong foundation in the liberal arts. 

The academic strengths of the program are complemented by excellent access to computers and technology which include the PC and Apple labs, LittleFe and Raspberry Pi systems, and remote access to a supercomputer system. Additional computer acquisitions are made on a continuing basis to ensure student access to modern computing facilities. 


Students must earn 65 credit hours for the Bachelor in Science in Computer Science, including 42 credit hours of Computer Science courses, 17 credit hours of Mathematics courses, and 2 electives.

Required CSCI Courses (42 hours)
Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
CSCI 1514Programming I4
CSCI 1614Programming II4
CSCI 2114Data Structures4
CSCI 2303Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming3
CSCI 2503Computer Structure3
CSCI 3003Programming Languages3
CSCI 3303Networking and Data Communications3
CSCI 3613Database Design and Management3
CSCI 4063Senior Seminar / Creativity Lab3
CSCI 4203Logic for Computer Science3
CSCI 4313Introduction to Operating Systems3
CSCI 4513Web Application Programming3
CSCI 4583Internship3
Required MATH Courses (17 hours)
Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MATH 2004Calculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 2104Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 3203Probability and Statistics I3
MATH 3503Discrete Mathematics3

Choose 1 of the following: 

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
MATH 3003 Linear Algebra3
MATH 3703 Numerical Methods3
MATH 3403 Multivariable Calculus3
Electives (Choose 2)
Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
CSCI 3863Special Topics in Computer Science3
CSCI 4213Software Engineering3
CSCI 4603Advanced Databases3
CSCI 4803Graphics3
CSCI 4983Independent Study3


If you score above a 22 on the ACT/100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

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