East Central University Bachelor of Science Computer Science

Bachelor of Science Computer Science

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East Central University

East Central University's mission is to foster a learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and community interact to educate students for life in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse society. Within its service area, East Central University provides leadership for economic development and cultural enhancement. ECU is a Regional University. Students can enroll in and attend ECU classes on campus in Ada, in Ardmore at the Ardmore Higher Education Center, in McAlester at the Eastern Oklahoma State College branch campus and in Shawnee at the Gordon Cooper Technology Center. Some ECU classes are also available on OneNet and online. The ECU nursing program is available in Durant at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 0
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 0
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,320
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    NO
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    YES
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Rural
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • GMAT score
    450
  • Graduation Rate
    35.6%
  • Avg Immediate Salary For Graduates
    $65,000
Student Population
  • Student Count
    3,249
    Undergraduate
    791
    Graduate
    181
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    42%
    Population
  • Female
    58%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
Bachelor of Science Computer Science
  • Program Description
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    Technical Expertise for an In-Demand Field

    Explore the essential topics of a growing industry and develop a competitive edge for the technology career you want with the BS in Computer Science degree from East Central University Online. With a curriculum designed used guidelines published by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the program offers hands-on experience working with the tools of the trade. As a student, you’ll prepare for a variety of in-demand computer science careers as you build skills in computer programming, software development, data analysis, and more.

    Courses for the online BS in Computer Science program are delivered in 8-week sessions through an interactive online classroom and are taught by educators with years of technology experience. Choose from five start dates each year and build your schedule with flexible course options. With online access to all course materials, you can begin your degree on your time and complete your education at a pace that works for your personal schedule.

     

    Topics of Study

    The online BS in Computer Science curriculum examines business strategies, practical mathematics and computer applications with an emphasis on software engineering. The curriculum allows you to choose from a selection of career-focused elective courses that explore your professional interests to ensure you graduate ready for roles that require computer programming and coding, software development and design, testing and debugging, cybersecurity and more.

    You’ll study topics like:

    • Computer programming
    • Computer architecture
    • Software development
    • Software engineering
    • Database design
    • Algorithm analysis
    • Diverse computer languages
    • Network science
    • Internet programming
    • Unix systems administration

     

    Learning Outcomes

    By the time you graduate, you will be able to:

    • Integrate knowledge of computer science and mathematics to formulate original computer programs.
    • Communicate effectively through oral and written presentations in diverse professional settings.
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of computer science principles and terminology.
    • Immediately apply content knowledge and communication skills to the computer science workplace through a variety of positions.
    • Gather, analyze and present technical data in a clear format that diverse professionals can understand.