Try to imagine a world without computers. The innovations and discoveries made by computer scientists are transforming the way we learn, work, and live. By taking computer science, you will become a part of this important field, developing technologies and systems to improve people's lives.
Acadia University’s Jodrey School of Computer Science will help you move beyond being just a user of computers. The School will teach you how to design and implement computer systems that solve real-world problems.
We offer a Bachelor of Computer Science, a Bachelor of Computer Science with Honours, a Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computer Science. In our Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, we offer defined options in Software Development, Game Development, Data Analytics, Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, as well as options to take a second major or an interdisciplinary minor. Our programs are designed for those students who do not have a programming course from high school. If you do have programming experience, please let us know, and we may be able to fast-track your 1st year courses.
The Jodrey School of Computer Science offers you an excellent experience during your university career. Our Canadian Information Technology Professionals Society (CIPS)-accredited programs ensure that you will receive the best education possible. Small class sizes will provide you with a friendly learning environment and direct access to your professors. Acadia’s award-winning co-op program allows you to work at leading software companies during your educational journey, helping you to earn money while you study. The co-op program boasts high placement rates at companies from across Canada.
Computer Programming 1
Introductory Calculus 1 (optional for some BACS degrees)
Computer Programming 2
Introductory Calculus 2 (optional for some BACS degrees)
Co-op Available: Yes
Honours: Thesis-based, with research
Computer Science Society
Acadia Robotics Competitions
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Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)