This degree will prepare you for software development careers in virtually any industry. Job prospects increase if you have experience with a variety of programming languages or have gained experience through internships.
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In order to pursue a B.S in computer science, you must have completed the Requirements Outside Department or their community college equivalents.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree must demonstrate competence in laboratory science/mathematical/computational skills. This requirement can be met by completing a four semester sequence listed in the undergraduate catalog with a 2.0 GPA. If you are seeking a B.S. degree, see an advisor to determine which sequence to complete and which additional courses may be required for your major.
NIU requires a total of 120 credit hours to graduate, with 54 hours required at the university level. A minimum of 40 hours must be in courses at the 300 and/or 400 level. More information is available at about these requrirements.
All NIU students must meet general education requirements, which are fulfilled by an A.A. or A.S. degree from a public community college. To track and understand all of your requirements:
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More important dates can be found in the undergraduate catalog.