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Computing Science: Bachelor of Science Degree - Major or Honours


Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Study Options
  • Co-Op

Courses in this program are offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Fall 2020 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with TRU about the learning method.

  • Campuses
    Kamloops

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  • Length
    Four Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $5700 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1500 - $2000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out TRU's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications received prior to March 1 will be guaranteed an admission decision and an earlier registration date. This program continues to accept applications until the start of each semester.

More details can be found here

Application Fee: $29.83

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation or equivalent
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old)

2. English

One of:

  • English Studies 12 (73%)
  • English First Peoples 12 (73%)
  • out-of-province equivalent (73%)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test (level 5 on composition with at least 70% on all other categories in last two years)
  • ENGL 0600 (C+)
  • ESAL 0570 (C+) and 0580 (C+)
  • TRU English Assessment
  • equivalent course
Admission Advice
1. Aside from program entry/admission requirements, there are also specific course registration requirements (called prerequisites) which are listed within TRU course description. You may enter the program without having the prerequisites but you must complete the course prerequisite(s) before registering specific courses.

In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for the first-year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:

MajorCourse Prerequisites
Biology (all majors)
General Science
Chemistry
Chemical Biology
Environmental Chemistry
  • Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C+ or better
  • Chemistry 11 or Chemistry 0500
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 or Physics 12
Computing Science
Mathematics
Mathematical Sciences
Physics
  • Chemistry 11 or Chemistry 0500
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 or Physics 1130

2. You should select your 1000- and 2000-level courses in consultation with an academic advisor to meet the basic requirements and the specific prerequisite requirements for your intended Major. Academic advisors can also recommend advising sessions and workshops that will help you with the course planning process.

3. After completing 30 credits, but before completing 60 credits (basically in second year), you will be required to meet with the BSc Advisor and declare a Major. The BSc Advisor will help you select 3000- and 4000-level courses needed for your Major.

4. If you intended to transfer to TRU from other institutions, please check the BC Transfer Guide to ensure that your courses will transfer.

 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy TRU's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

For students whose first language is not English and wish to enter academic programs without attending ESL courses, you must provide one of the following (minimum scores):

  • TOEFL iBT score of 88 overall, with no section below 20
  • TOEFL paper-based 570 overall, with a 4.5 on the test of written English
  • IELTS score of 6.5, with no bands below 6.0
  • MELAB score of 81
  • CanTEST score of 4.5 with no component below 4.0
  • CAEL score of 70, with no subset below 60

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the program-specific admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program, you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the program-specific admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program, you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

BC Transfer Student

If you have previous education or training, you may be eligible for credit toward your TRU program. For details on Transfer Credit, please check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have previous education or training, you may be eligible for credit toward your TRU program. For details on Transfer Credit, please check here.

Mature Student

If you do not meet the admission requirements for your intended program it's possible to gain entry through mature student status. To be classified as a mature student you must be at least 19 years old and have been out of school for at least two years. In such cases the grade level requirement (eg -Grade 10, Grade 12) will be waived however individual course prerequisites must still be met (eg-English 10, English 12).

Special Note: It's possible to make up course prerequisites for your intended program through TRU.

 

International Student

For details on International Student Admission, please check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

TRU may establish categories for Special Admission where it is considered that previous training and/or work experience is adequate to provide a potential for success in the program. Contact a TRU academic advisor for more details.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply, please check here.