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BSc Computer Studies Option

This degree offers a mixture of courses from Computing and from the Faculty of Social Sciences. NB:Acceptance into the Computer Studies Option does not guarantee acceptance into Part II courses in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Programme Structure


Normally takes three (3) years of full-time study.

Summary of Requirements

Students completing the B.Sc. Computer Studies option will have to meet the following requirements:

  • Thirty-six (36) Level I credits as outlined in the table below
  • A minimum of thirty-three (33) credits from Computing courses at Level 2 and 3 as outlined in the table below with an additional twenty-seven (27) credits from Level 2 or 3 courses offered by the Department of Computing, Mathematics, Economics or Management Studies.


Level Code Credits Title
COMP1220 3 Computing and Society (optional)
  COMP1126 3 Introduction to Computing I
  COMP1127 3 Introduction to Computing II
  COMP1161 3 Object-Oriented Programming
  MATH1141 Introduction to Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry
  MATH1142 Calculus I
  MATH1151 3 Calculus II
  MATH1152 3 Introduction to Formal Mathematics
  ECON1000 3 Principles of Economics I
  ECON1012 3 Principles of Economics II

Financial Accounting 
Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting

Sociology for the Caribbean
Introduction to Industrial & Organizational Psychology
II COMP2140 3 Software Engineering
  COMP2171 3 Object Oriented Design and Implementation
  COMP2190 3 Net-Centric Computing
  COMP2201 3 Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
  COMP2211 3 Analysis of Algorithms
  COMP2340 3 Computer Organization
III COMP3101 3 Operating Systems
  COMP3161 3 Database Management Systems
  COMP3220 3 Principles of Artificial Intelligence
  COMP3901 3 Group Project
  INFO3110 3 Information Systems 
AND twenty-seven (27) credits from Levels 2 or 3 courses offered by Computing, Mathematics, Economics or Management Studies.


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