Computer Science (BA in Combination)Wilfrid Laurier University
About this Program
Level: Bachelor of Science - Computer Science
Discpline: Computer Sciences
Length: 8 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Waterloo Campus Campus
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Our information economy demands well-trained systems analysts, software specialists and programmers. Laurier's Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer Science program prepares you for this competitive environment. You'll gain a fundamental understanding of digital systems and microprocessors, and develop an appreciation for the interaction between the hardware and the software. Our Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer Science lets you combine technical training with learning in another area, typically from the Faculty of Arts. It’s an opportunity to give yourself an edge in career markets where employers often seek people who can analyze and communicate effectively as well as code. Your first-year courses in Computer Science and Math will give you a solid understanding of the basic principles of computer science while your Arts courses will let you explore your complementary interests.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.