University of Alberta

Computing Science with Business Minor (BSc with Specialization)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Business/Commerce, General
Computer Science
Description:This program offers a good balance of business courses, giving you the opportunity to apply your Computing Science knowledge in any business environment. A strong Computing Science background gives you a better idea of what computing can deliver to business, and also lets you knowledgeably manage the vendors and IT groups.

The Bachelor of Science Specialization degree provides a focused education in one program. You will take most of your courses in your main subject area, and are expected to maintain a higher standard of academic achievement. A Specialization degree can provide the background to help you proceed to a higher degree, but its primary function is to provide a comprehensive education at the undergraduate level.

URL:Computing Science with Business Minor (BSc with Specialization) at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,182
International: $29,500

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.
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Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

It is recommended students have the following Grade 12 subjects in order to complete the required prerequisites to university courses needed for admission to the second year: English Language Arts 30-1; Pure Mathematics 30 or Mathematics 30-1.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. ★30 required (★ = units of course weight): CMPUT 114 and 115 (★6); or CMPUT 174 and 175 (★6), MATH 114, 115 (★6), Junior English (★6), Science option (★6). Approved option (★6) which may include CMPUT 272. Admission Selection: Competitive. Completion of a minimum of ★18 in each preceding Fall/Winter with a minimum GPA of 2.3; plus a minimum 2.3 GPA in all CMPUT courses successfully completed and eligible for transfer.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 18, 2021

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