College of Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) program is to prepare its students for productive computer science based careers in government, business, industry, and not-for-profit organizations by providing academic excellence, unparalleled access and compassionate student support. The BSCS program provides its graduates with a body of knowledge applicable to the present computing environment and a set of skills adaptable to the future computing needs.
Note: A detailed list of all Program/Concentration/Certificate course offerings and their descriptions is available on Trident University International’s catalog at http://www.trident.edu/catalog-handbook
The College of Information Systems offers the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree with a variety of concentrations/specialties.
In order to earn a BSCS degree all students must complete a total of 120 semester credits of program core and elective coursework as specified in each concentration.
As part of the 120 semester credits, students are encouraged to take two concentrations.
All BSCS Concentrations, except No Concentration, consist of: 9 core courses (36 credits) + 3 concentration courses (12 credits) + 4 elective courses (16 credits).
- Network Administration
- Web Programming
- Web Services
- (No Concentration): 11 core courses (44 credits) + 5 elective courses (20 credits)
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Trident University offers high quality degree programs designed to impart the skills and knowledge required to compete in today’s marketplace for high demand careers. While our mission is to prepare students effectively to pursue career and professional development in their respective fields, finding gainful employment is the individual responsibility of the student. We do not imply or guarantee that students will find employment or be placed in any particular job as a result of completing an educational program. In order to help students make informed decisions about academic choices, Trident University provides the following gainful employment information for all of its program offerings.
Program Name and Length
|Program Name:||Bachelor of Science in Computer Science|
|Program Length in Months:||48|
|Total Tuition and Required Fees
For the entire program completed in normal time
|Total Estimated Costs for Books and Supplies
For the entire program
|Total Annual Room and Board
Charges for living on campus
|URL for Program Cost Information: http://www.trident.edu/tuition-fees/|
Debt at Program Completion July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012
|Number of Students Completing the Program
Graduated between 7/2011 - 6/2012
|Students Completed with Student Loan Debt
Of the completers reported above
|The Median Cumulative Debt for Each of the Following
For all students (both borrowers and non-borrowers)
Federal Student Loan Debt:
Private Loan Debt:
Institutional Financing Plan Debt:
|Note: Less than 30 graduates - The majority of graduates in this program did not carry a debt balance at the time of graduation, therefore median debt per graduate is $0.|
Program Completion in Normal Time July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012
|Normal Time in Months to Complete Program
As published in institution catalog
|Students Who Completed the Program Within the Normal Time
Of the total number of students completing the program
|Completion Rate Within Normal Time||100%|
For more information on jobs related to this program, please click on the below links to the O*NET website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
15-1051.00Computer Systems Analysts
15-1051.01Informatics Nurse Specialists
15-1071.01Computer Security Specialists
This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue a job in this field or related fields. Although career and professional development services are available to students and graduates, finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student. We do not guarantee that any student will be placed in any particular job, or at all.
Bureau of Labor Statistic’s SOC Websites:
Job Placement Rate for Program Completers: Data Not Available
- High school diploma or its equivalent;
- A minimum GPA of 2.0 in High School;
- High school transcript is required if a student has less than 24 credits of post secondary education;
- A minimum GPA of 2.0 from prior post secondary education;
- International students must provide proof of English proficiency (see Catalog section on English Proficiency for details).
- Students enrolling in an undergraduate program without an Associate’s degree or 60 earned college level credits from a regionally or nationally accredited institution will be required to enroll in TUI’s TUX 101 (Trident University Experience course) in their first session.
Credits are considered for transfer from any regionally or nationally accredited college or university, as well as ACE, CLEP, DANTES, CAEL and Excelsior. Decisions on the transfer of credits are ultimately at the discretion of the College Deans or designees. TUI may also accept foreign credits for transfer with appropriate foreign credential evaluation by a recognized agency. Students may refer to www.naces.org to select an evaluation agency.
TUI has adopted the following conditions and procedures for transfer of credits:
- Students are required to provide official transcripts of ALL prior academic work without exception.
- TUI accepts up to 88 hours from an accredited college or university or its equivalent
- Prior academic work will be articulated during the admission process.
- All courses, whether applied to a program or general elective in transfer will be posted to the student’s permanent record.
- Transfer credits will not be included in the calculation of overall GPA.
- Students may transfer in academically transferable credit no matter the date of completion. Where the content of a course is deemed outdated or no longer equivalent or relevant by the College, the credits for that course will transfer as general elective credits only.
- Students may formally appeal transfer decisions to the Provost or designee. Appeals must be submitted in writing within 5 business days and must be accompanied by supporting documentation or evidence.