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Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

A Bachelor's degree of Computer Science requires the successful completion of courses listed below either at ODU or transfer credits from any approved college. The computer science and math requirements have been chosen to provide exposure, balance and competence in concepts as well as in chosen applications.

High Level Comparison of 
Computer Related Degrees at ODU

Program Software Mathematics Hardware Engineering Comments/Phones/Web Addresses

Computer Science

Strong

Strong

Medium/
Strong

Some 

Not a programming degree, but all graduates will be well grounded in programming.
(757)683-3915

http://www.cs.odu.edu/

Computer Engineering

Medium/
Strong

Strong

Strong

Strong

CS software plus digital electrical engineering.
(757) 683-4379 

http://www.ece.odu.edu/

 

Computer Engineering Technology

Medium/
Strong

Medium/
Strong

Strong

Medium/
Strong

Plus implementation, installation, and trouble shooting for computer systems.
(757)683-3741 

http://eng.odu.edu/et/academics/eet/eet.shtml

 

Computer Information Systems

Medium

Medium

Medium

-

Plus business concepts & business applications of computer systems. 
(757)683-3488

http://bpa.odu.edu/it/academics/istrck.shtml

 

Comparison on curricular plan (.pdf)


Certification Programs at Old Dominion University

Certification provides credentials for, and a direct path to,  job opportunities.   However the traditional bachelor's degree provides more depth, breadth and flexibility to graduates, as well as preparing them for wider career opportunities.

  1. Oracle certification background is available through the Computer Science  or the Information Systems program.  This background may be obtained as part of the degree programs or independent of the degree program in some cases.  (See web and phone information above.)

  2. Cisco certification background is available through the Computer Science program.  (See web and phone information above.)

Note: ODU Computer Science Department does not award certifications, nor does it coordinate certification exams. Student completing our course sequences, however, will be prepared to take the exam.